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Tidmington House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tidmington, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.0451 / 52°2'42"N

Longitude: -1.6199 / 1°37'11"W

OS Eastings: 426166

OS Northings: 238588

OS Grid: SP261385

Mapcode National: GBR 5PZ.R8M

Mapcode Global: VHBYM.WV0M

Entry Name: Tidmington House

Listing Date: 2 September 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253800

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437109

Location: Tidmington, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV36

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Tidmington

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Shipston-on-Stour St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

7/179 Tidmington House


Manor house. c.1600 with late C17 and mid C18 alterations and additions.
Limestone ashlar and squared, coursed limestone rubble and some rendered brick,
and brick in Flemish bond. Plinth and moulded coped gables with some finials.
Stone slate and slate roofs with ashlar ridge and lateral stacks with moulded
bases and groups of tall flues linked by moulded cornices. 2 storeys plus attic;
8-window range of central 3-window bay with flanking projecting gabled bays.
U-shaped plan. House refronted c.1765. To centre a part-glazed door with
semi-circular overlight in moulded surround with keyblock. Tuscan columns on
bases support a moulded entablature. Projecting forward, and engaged with gabled
bays, a large porch with Tuscan columns and pilasters with moulded entablature.
To either side of door, within porch, a 12-pane sash with moulded architraves.
To first floor of central bay a Venetian window flanked on either side by a
12-pane sash. Tripartite lunette in central gablet, with plain storey band
below. To ground and first floor of each projecting bay two 12-pane sashes with
further 12-pane sash in gable. All windows have moulded architraves. Further
smaller gabled bay to right has large 12-pane sash to ground floor with moulded
and eaved architraves, and 12-pane sash to first floor. Tuscan pilasters support
an entablature and a part-broken balustrade with ball finials. To right a
one-storey, one-bay pavilion in brick faced in ashlar with Tuscan pilaster end
entablature supporting a balustrade with ball finial. Behind facade a wood
balustrade verandah. To rear, 3 gabled bays of c.1600 with some 12-pane sashes
and a Venetian window, but also original, ovolo-moulded 3-light mullioned
windows with hood moulds and label stops in gables. Also to rear left a C19
rendered brick bow range of 2 storeys, with sash windows in plain architraves.
To right an early C18 2-storey brick range, altered later C18 or C19, with
glazed and panelled door to ground floor. Interior: in central hall a C18 stone
fireplace with moulded entablature. C18 carved turned baluster dog-leg staircase
rising to first floor. 6-panelled doors with eared architraves. Also a dentilled
cornice and doors with Chinese-style motifs on broken pediments. Adam-style
fireplace, kitchen with stone flagged floors and large open fireplace with
refaced bressumer. Chamfered spine beam. In dining room C18 round-headed niches
with keyblocks and further C18 fireplace and dentilled architrave over door.

Listing NGR: SP2616638588

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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