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The Manor House and Preston Bagot Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston Bagot, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2872 / 52°17'13"N

Longitude: -1.7455 / 1°44'43"W

OS Eastings: 417455

OS Northings: 265479

OS Grid: SP174654

Mapcode National: GBR 4KL.HJF

Mapcode Global: VH9ZY.PSK0

Plus Code: 9C4W77P3+VQ

Entry Name: The Manor House and Preston Bagot Manor House

Listing Date: 6 February 1952

Last Amended: 28 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382166

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482532

Location: Preston Bagot, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B95

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Preston Bagot

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Preston Bagot All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Description


PRESTON BAGOT

SP16NE WARWICK ROAD
1457-1/2/93 (North side)
06/02/52 The Manor House and Preston Bagot
Manor House
(Formerly Listed as:
PRESTON BAGOT
Manor Farmhouse)

II

Manor house, now 2 houses. c1550, believed to be to order of
Ambrose Dudley, Earl of Warwick, with later alterations and
restorations, and conversion of c1980. Close-studded
timber-framing with arched braces to first floor and
reddish-brown brick infill on lias stone plinth and with
plain-tile roofs. U-plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic, 3-window range, of which the
outer bays are taller and gabled. Plinth. Central entrance has
C20 plank doors in moulded wood frame within C20 open-sided
porch. Ground floor has 4-light wood mullioned windows. First
floor: outer bays have 4-light wooden mullioned windows,
3-light to centre. Attic to left gable has single-light
casement. All windows are renewed and have lead cames. Steeply
pitched gabled roofs, ridge stack has cluster of 3 diagonal
shafts, massive brick lateral stack to right. Further entrance
to right return.
INTERIOR: left part has extensive exposed close-studded
timber-framing to ground and first floors. Chamfered beams to
most rooms have embellished run-out stops, first-floor left
room has chamfered beam with roll-moulding and ogee stops.
Small panelling to first-floor left room and 4-centred stone
fireplace with roll-moulding, to either side are panelled
cupboards with butterfly hinges. Exposed joists.
Roof: some exposed purlins, rafters and wind braces to some
parts. To right part: exposed beams, some with double
roll-moulding, exposed joists, remains of queen strut roof
exposed to attic.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth:
1966-: 374).

Listing NGR: SP1745565479

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