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Emscote Lawn School

A Grade II Listed Building in Warwick, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2883 / 52°17'17"N

Longitude: -1.5715 / 1°34'17"W

OS Eastings: 429327

OS Northings: 265656

OS Grid: SP293656

Mapcode National: GBR 5M4.KJ2

Mapcode Global: VHBXH.QR35

Entry Name: Emscote Lawn School

Listing Date: 20 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475447

Location: Warwick, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Civil Parish: Warwick

Built-Up Area: Warwick

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Emscote All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP 2965 WARWICK EMSCOTE ROAD

811/7/10021 Emscote Lawn School

II


House; in use as school. Circa 1830s; remodelled and extended circa late C19. Stuccoed. Slate hipped roofs with lead rolls to hips and ridges and deep eaves. Rendered axial stacks.
PLAN: Original circa 1830s 5-bay house at centre with large later C19 extensions to left [W] and right [E], and verandah added across south front; the left extension created a new 5-bay entrance front facing west with a central porch through an Italianate tower. Large late C20 school addition set back on right [E] is not included. Italianate style. EXTERIOR: 2 storey symmetrical 2:1:2 bay original house at centre with rusticated pilasters, band, moulded architraves, 12-pane first floor sashes, tall 15-pane ground floor sashes with low cills and central doorway with moulded architrave with cornice and glazed panelled door; tented verandah across the ground floor on thin wooden posts. Large 2-storey and attic later C19 extension on right, 1:2:1 bays with canted corners, rusticated quoins, moulded architraves with cambered arches and balustrade below the attic windows. 2-storey addition on left [W] with canted bay on S end and 5-bay west front with central 3-storey Italianate tower with bracketed hipped roof with finial, Venetian attic window and porch with round arch and columns in antis; sashes to left and right in moulded architraves, ground floor with cambered arches. Hipped roof wings and squat tower at rear [N]. INTERIOR remodelled in late C19, retaining many features of that period, including cantilevered staircase with cast-iron balustrade, moulded modillion ceiling cornices, moulded doorframes and panelled doors, moulded arches, pilasters and imposts, elaborate chimneypieces with overmantels, bookcases and ribbed ceilings. Room in west wing with Jacobethan carved wooden chimneypiece and overmantel, wainscot, sideboard, niches and overdoors, ribbed plaster ceiling, moulded cornice and painted frieze.


Listing NGR: SP2932765656

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