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The Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Polesworth, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.6188 / 52°37'7"N

Longitude: -1.6126 / 1°36'45"W

OS Eastings: 426322

OS Northings: 302405

OS Grid: SK263024

Mapcode National: GBR 5H1.T96

Mapcode Global: WHCH5.6FBQ

Entry Name: The Vicarage

Listing Date: 25 March 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435598

Location: Polesworth, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, B78

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Polesworth

Built-Up Area: Polesworth

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Polesworth with Birchmoor

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SK20SE (South side)
5/88 The Vicarage

- II

Vicarage. Rebuilt about 1870 but with some reused elements from a C16 manor
house, on the site of the Abbess's lodgings. English bond brick and
timber-framing with rendered infill, possibly over brick, with brick plinth. Old
plain-tile roofs; stone external stacks with brick shafts and brick ridge
stacks. Irregular E-plan. One storey, one storey and attic, and 2 storeys;
5-window range. Wide 2-storey porch range has gable with herringbone framing
jettied on brackets. Ribbed Tudor-arched door. 4-light casement above has
horizontal glazing bar and coved jetty. Gabled range to left has wood mullioned
windows of 4 lights to ground floor and 3 lights above. Right range has 4-light
leaded wood nullioned staircase window with 2 transoms. Wings have ground floors
of brick, with moulded brick mullioned windows and sill courses. Large
one-storey cross-wing to left has separate roof and blue brick diapering. Cross
windows in angles. Buttresses to front. Timber-framed gable has 5-light leaded
wood mullioned window. Right return side has 4-light window and lateral stack
with offsets. Brick shafts throughout have pilasters and cornices of oversailing
courses. Right wing has two 3-light windows. Jettied first floor has 5-light
wood mullioned window. Left return side has lateral stack. Irregular rear, to
garden, is largely of brick. Right range, set far back, has very large 5-light
brick mullioned window with 2 transoms. Interior: left wing has a partly C15/C16
three-bay arched -brace roof, a large Elizabethan stone fireplace with Tudor
arch and ornamented spandrels, and some C17. panelling.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p373; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol IV, p186)

Listing NGR: SK2632202405

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