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Newbold Revel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stretton under Fosse, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.4233 / 52°25'24"N

Longitude: -1.3319 / 1°19'54"W

OS Eastings: 445529

OS Northings: 280805

OS Grid: SP455808

Mapcode National: GBR 7NL.03K

Mapcode Global: VHCTH.VCR3

Entry Name: Newbold Revel

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1233638

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409084

Location: Stretton under Fosse, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23

County: Warwickshire

District: Rugby

Civil Parish: Stretton under Fosse

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Monks Kirkby St Edith

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/10/2012


Newbold Revel


House. 1716. Probably by Francis Smith of Warwick. Brick, in Flemish
bond with ashlar dressings. Roof hidden by balustrades. H-shaped plan,
the ground storey of recessed central range brought forward for Edward
Wood (owner 1862-1898) but retaining original central doorway. 3
storeys; 11-window range. 6-panelled door with fanlight within
rusticated stone arch with keyblock and engaged doric columns
supporting entablature with triglyph frieze. 2-pane horned sashes to
all storeys with eared and shouldered architraves with keyblocks, and
brick aprons. Plinth in imitation of a basement storey. Rusticated
quoins and moulded stone eaves cornice. Balustrade surmounted by urns
to third storey, and to ground storey of central range. East facade
has 3-bay pediment, and Doric colonnade with entablature added c1900.
To each corner a rainwater head dated 1673 decorated with figures in
niches and coats of arms. Interior: original staircase of 3 turned
balusters per tread, and carved spandrels. Some inlay. Adam-style
fireplaces to ground storey, one said to be by Adam himself. Large
white marble fireplace in altered saloon, the mantel supported by
bearded atlantes to left and right. 6-panelled doors, and some
original wood and plasterwork, though much for Edward Wood and next
owner Col. A.H. Heath. Large C19 and C20 wing attached to north, in
similar style, is not of special architectural interest. History;
Newbold Revel was built for Sir Fulwar Skipwith.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire pp. 42-422)

Listing NGR: SP4552980805

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