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Granny's Summerhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlecote, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381807

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482171

Location: Charlecote, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV35

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Charlecote

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Charlecote St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


CHARLECOTE

SP2556 CHARLECOTE PARK
1901-1/10/24 Granny's Summerhouse
18/03/97

GV II

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
timber projection.
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
Trust.
(The National Trust: Charlecote Park: 1991-: 45).

Listing NGR: SP2597256490

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