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Wood Bevington Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Salford Priors, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1839 / 52°11'1"N

Longitude: -1.9232 / 1°55'23"W

OS Eastings: 405350

OS Northings: 253961

OS Grid: SP053539

Mapcode National: GBR 3KD.0LY

Mapcode Global: VHB0F.MC5P

Plus Code: 9C4W53MG+HP

Entry Name: Wood Bevington Manor

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Last Amended: 13 December 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355368

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305135

Location: Salford Priors, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B49

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Town: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Salford Priors

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Salford Priors

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Wood Bevington Manor



House, now flats. Early or mid C16, possibly for William Grey. Drastically remodelled 1821 by Pain, an architect or builder. Timber framed: centre has close studding with rendered infill to 1st floor and small amount of studding with C20 brick infill to ground floor. Cross wings and cove throughout roughcast, originally applied c 1790 (V.C.H.). Old tile roof and brick chimneys; big external stack of stone and thin bricks with two tall diagonally set square brick shafts to left return side. H-plan. Two storeys, eight-window range. Entrance in right re-entrant angle has C16 studded door with simple C18 wood pilasters (V.C.H.), and mid C19 Gothic open timber porch. Iron cross windows with elaborate glazing pattern, probably of 1821; two small single lights on first floor in re-entrant angles. Cross wings each of two-windows; right wing has only one window on ground floor. Centre has one three-light ground-floor window. Left side has close studding: Left end projects, with two adjacent gables having decorative tension bracing. C20 windows and French casement. Rear and right side mostly of 1821, with alterations. One timber framed gable to rear.

Interior noted as having: Hall with inglenook fireplace with moulded bressumer and C17 or early C18 panelled door. Room in left wing has panelling said to be early C17. Room over hall reputed to have C18 bolection panelling and contemporary fireplace. Part of left wing said to have roof structure of c 1500 (V.C.H.). Wood Bevington Manor was centre for Catholic activities in the C17.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18 January 2018.

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