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Latitude: 52.5089 / 52°30'32"N
Longitude: -1.6928 / 1°41'34"W
OS Eastings: 420945
OS Northings: 290159
OS Grid: SP209901
Mapcode National: GBR 4GY.QTT
Mapcode Global: VHBWG.L6YH
Entry Name: Blyth Hall
Listing Date: 11 November 1952
Last Amended: 23 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1087100
English Heritage Legacy ID: 309085
Location: Shustoke, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, B46
District: North Warwickshire
Civil Parish: Shustoke
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Whitacres, Lea Marston and Shustoke
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
SHUSTOKE COLESHILL ROAD
SP2090 (North side)
11/180 Blyth Hall
11/11/52 (Formerly listed under
Blyth Hall with stables and
Country house. 1530 origin; c.1629; late C17 and early C18. Red brick, Flemish
bond. Plain-tiled roof, hipped to cross-wings with moulded wood eaves cornice.
Internal and side stacks have pilastered shafts. Main range with slightly
projecting wings forming H-plan with additions and earlier ranges at the rear. 2
storeys and attic. 5 pedimented dormers, the centre one being segmental. 11-bay
principal facade of late C17/early C18. C19, 15-pane recessed hung sashes under
flat rubbed brick arches, colourwashed. Band between storeys. Segmental pediment
to central doorway in bolection moulded surround with pulvinated frieze.
6-panelled door with 2 small glazed panels. Original rainwater heads and
downpipes, one dated 1735. Interior: Open-well staircase, C18 with alternating
balusters of column and iron twist on vases. Another staircase is late C17 and
has turned balusters with square newels and toads-back rail. A ground floor room
has an early C17 bolection moulded and embattled fireplace surround. At first
floor 2 rooms are lined with bolection moulded panelling in 2 heights. The home
of Sir William Dugdale, the antiquary, from 1629 to his death in 1686.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p398; VCH: Warwickshire, Vol IV)
Listing NGR: SP2094590159
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