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Wellesbourne Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wellesbourne, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1945 / 52°11'40"N

Longitude: -1.5978 / 1°35'52"W

OS Eastings: 427587

OS Northings: 255219

OS Grid: SP275552

Mapcode National: GBR 5N8.BV9

Mapcode Global: VHBY2.834H

Entry Name: Wellesbourne Hall

Listing Date: 6 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382037

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482402

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


WELLESBOURNE

SP2655 STRATFORD ROAD
1901-1/12/236 (North side (off))
06/02/52 Wellesbourne Mountford
Wellesbourne Hall

GV II*

Country house. c1700, with c1760 and C20 alterations. Brick
with vitrified headers laid to Flemish bond and limestone
ashlar dressings; steeply pitched hipped and gabled old tile
roof with brick internal stacks. Early-Georgian style. H-plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic; symmetrical 3-bay range plus
2-bay projecting wings. Ashlar plinth, brick plat band over
ground floor and top cornice; quoins. Entrance has Tuscan
doorcase with open pediment and fanlight over panelled and
glazed door. Windows have architraves and 6/6 sashes in flush
wood frames; 4 pedimented dormers.
INTERIOR: entrance hall has gallery with twisted balusters and
string with acanthus scrolls, C20 staircase and C18 frieze;
mostly c1760 and later, including Adam-style plaster ceiling
and fireplaces, 2 with shell-work by Mary Delaney; reputed to
contain fragments of the demolished Theatre Royal, Birmingham.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner, N & Wedgwood, A:
Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 468; Bolton, R & Bolton P:
A Wellesbourne Guide Part 1: Wellesbourne Mountford:
Wellesbourne: 1989-: 4-5).


Listing NGR: SP2758755219

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