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Radbrook Manor with Attached Wall and Gates

A Grade II* Listed Building in Quinton, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1343 / 52°8'3"N

Longitude: -1.718 / 1°43'4"W

OS Eastings: 419398

OS Northings: 248476

OS Grid: SP193484

Mapcode National: GBR 4MK.4H5

Mapcode Global: VHBY6.5MM7

Entry Name: Radbrook Manor with Attached Wall and Gates

Listing Date: 1 July 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483057

Location: Quinton, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Quinton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Quinton St Swithun

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


1912-1/5/170 Radbrook Manor with attached wall
01/07/75 and gates


Manor house, now country club. C16 origins; west, garden,
front c1720; C20 alterations and additions. Brick laid to
Flemish bond with ashlar dressings; renewed pantile roof with
brick end stacks. Early Georgian style. L-plan with later rear
wings and infill.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 2:3:2-bay range; centre
breaks forward under pediment. Moulded plinth; rusticated
quoins to ends and Doric angle pilasters to centre; top
cornice and stone-coped brick parapet with heads of, probably,
Shakespearean characters and ball finials; centre has
entablature with triglyph frieze, pediment has armorial
cartouche to tympanum and urn finial. Entrance has architrave
and consoled entablature and pediment, overlight to 8-panel
door (alternate pairs of panels and single panels).
Segmental-headed windows have simple architraves with guttae
to moulded sills and key blocks over 9/9 thick-bar casements,
ovolo-moulded to inside, probably originally sashes.
Left return has returned cornice and parapet, segmental-headed
windows with keyed brick arches over pegged cross-casements
with leaded glazing, C20 sills.
Rear, reputed to be C16 in origin, has 2 C19 wings with
modillioned brick cornices and half-hipped gables, one with
large C19 stained glass window, and large 2-storey C20 block
Right return has returned cornice and parapet; single-storey
late C20 swimming pool range added to right.
INTERIOR: mostly altered mid-late C20; small C20 Imperial
staircase with flanking Corinthian columns; fluted pilasters
to beam. Room to right has mid C20 richly carved panelling and
contemporary fireplace; vine-trail cornice. Room to right has
reproduction Adam-style features. Late C20 toilet has mirrored
walls and tent-like black satin to ceiling. To rear a round
vaulted cellar with spiral staircase to central shaft and
drainage channels to floor.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURE: stone-coped brick walls approx. 13.5m long
flank front garden; front wall has bowed centre with low walls
supporting railings and piers with cornices and ball finials;
centre gate has fielded-panel gate piers with cornices and urn
finials (different to that to house), and enriched paired iron
gates and overthrow with monogram. VCH, mentions a Robert
Burton as owner in C18.
Important for its facade and gate.
(Victoria County Histories: Victoria History of the County of
Gloucestershire: 1968-: 83).

Listing NGR: SP1939848476

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