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Latitude: 52.206 / 52°12'21"N
Longitude: -1.6213 / 1°37'16"W
OS Eastings: 425972
OS Northings: 256490
OS Grid: SP259564
Mapcode National: GBR 5N1.QWW
Mapcode Global: VHBXV.VT67
Entry Name: Granny's Summerhouse
Listing Date: 18 March 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1381807
English Heritage Legacy ID: 482171
Location: Charlecote, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV35
Civil Parish: Charlecote
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Charlecote St Leonard
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
SP2556 CHARLECOTE PARK
1901-1/10/24 Granny's Summerhouse
Summerhouse. Mid C19. For Mary Elizabeth Lucy. Small L-plan
single-storey structure. Brick with applied rustic timbering;
thatch roof and brick end stack.
EXTERIOR: canted west gable end has rustic timber surrounds to
openings; segmental-headed entrance with paired bark-panelled
doors; flanking lights with stained glass with dates: 1826 and
1828. South front has canted bay window with gablet and wood
lattice glazing to right of small window with stained glass;
small cast-iron edging to narrow flower beds.
East return has gabled bay containing aviary with bark
cladding below openings with meshed frame to front and
projecting side nest boxes; stained-glass window to rear.
North front has wing with detached stack to left of oriel-like
INTERIOR: reused timber fielded panelling, decorative woodwork
and stained glass throughout; 2 rooms with canted ceilings.
Hall has mirrored cupboard doors; segmental arch to main room,
which has fireplace and overmantel.
HISTORY: the house was built for Lady Mary Elizabeth Lucy's
children and was modelled on Plas Newydd, Llangollen, the home
of Lady Eleanor Butler and Hon. Sarah Ponsonby, whom Lady Mary
Elizabeth Lucy visited when a child. Property of the National
(The National Trust: Charlecote Park: 1991-: 45).
Listing NGR: SP2597256490
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