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Latitude: 52.5764 / 52°34'34"N
Longitude: -1.5734 / 1°34'24"W
OS Eastings: 429005
OS Northings: 297700
OS Grid: SP290977
Mapcode National: GBR 5HN.K0F
Mapcode Global: WHCHC.SHYR
Entry Name: The Gate House
Listing Date: 30 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1185498
English Heritage Legacy ID: 309221
Location: Merevale, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV9
District: North Warwickshire
Civil Parish: Merevale
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Merevale with Bentley
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
MEREVALE MEREVALE LANE
SP29NE (South-east side)
1/128 The Gate House
House, probably originally a rectory. 1848-49 by Henry Clutton for William
Stratford Dugdale of Merevale Hall. Regular coursed rough-faced sandstone with
splay plinth: plain-tile roofs have moulded coped gable parapets with stepped
and moulded kneelers. Stone end and ridge stacks have square shafts with
continuous cornices. U-plan, with wings to rear. 2 storeys; 3-window range.
bauble-chamfered stone mullioned windows with horizontal glazing bar throughout.
Main front to garden has slightly-projecting gabled cross-wing on left. Ground
floor is treated as a bay window, of 1-3-1 lights to front, and single lights to
return sides. Splay string course. Window above of 4 stepped lights, the centre
2 lights having a transom, with hood mould. Second bay has a 4-light window with
hood mould and segmental relieving arch; 3-light window above. 2-storey canted
bay on right, of 1-2-1 lights, has steep pyramidal roof with finial. Ground
floor windows have transoms throughout. Right return side has external stack to
first floor. Lower wing to right is set back. Gabled porch in angle projects a
little beyond the left range. 9-panelled Tudor-arched door in stop. Chamfered
surround with hood mould. 2-light staircase window to right has central transom
and glazing bars. 3-light window has hood mould and relieving arch; dormer above
has 2-light window. One-storey range beyond has 3-light and one-light windows,
and a large external stack with splay and 2 shafts. Interior not insnected.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p353; Mark Girouard: The Victorian Country
Listing NGR: SP2900797699
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