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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellesbourne, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1945 / 52°11'40"N

Longitude: -1.595 / 1°35'42"W

OS Eastings: 427778

OS Northings: 255212

OS Grid: SP277552

Mapcode National: GBR 5N8.KJG

Mapcode Global: VHBY2.93MK

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 20 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382014

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482379

Location: Wellesbourne and Walton, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV35

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Wellesbourne and Walton

Built-Up Area: Wellesbourne

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Wellesbourne St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


1901-1/12/229 (North side)
20/07/95 Wellesbourne Mountford
The Manor House


Manor house. 1857, incorporating elements of earlier house,
with 1880s rear extension. For Revd John Lucy. Brick with buff
headers; gabled tile roofs with brick end stacks and
cross-axial and end stacks to rear, all with diagonal shafts
and caps. Victorian-Tudor style. Irregular plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; asymmetrical 5-window range. 3 wide bays
break forward under gables with narrower bays between. Brick
plat bands and wide eaves and verges. Entrance to right of
centre has gabled hood and overlight to door. Windows have
sills and wood mullioned and transomed frames with decorative
glazing with elongated octagons; ground floor has central
segmental-headed window with 3-light glazing; similar,
narrower window to left with 2-light glazing; canted bay to
each end with hipped roof over 1:3:1-light glazing. First
floor has cross-mullioned windows, those to wide bays with
segmental heads and narrow glazed gable lights.
Rear gabled wing with range parallel to main range, with
small-paned cross-casements, small single-storey addition with
timber dovecote to gable and flat-roofed re-entrant block.
INTERIOR: ground floor has some chamfered beams; large C19
fireplace to right end has Tudor arch and cornice; stone
cellar walls.
HISTORY: the original house was the property of the Venour
family 1560-1857 and was then brought and rebuilt by the Revd
John Lucy of Charlecote and Hampton Lucy.
(Bolton, EMR & Bolton, PM: A Wellesbourne Guide: Wellesbourne
Mountford: Wellesbourne: 1989-: 20-21).

Listing NGR: SP2777855212

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