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Barton Cottage The Manor House, Bidford-on-Avon

Description: Barton Cottage The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305093

OS Grid Reference: SP1079351194
OS Grid Coordinates: 410793, 251194
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1589, -1.8436

Location: Welford Road, Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire B50 4NP

Locality: Bidford-on-Avon
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B50 4NP

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Listing Text

(South side)
10/81 No. 12 (The Manor House) and
01/02/67 No.14 (Barton Cottage)
(Formerly listed as Manor


Manor house, now divided into 2. Datestone inscribed 'JOHN PAYTON ANNO
DOMINI 1663' C18/early C19 wing on right. Lias ashlar with alternating
broad and narrow courses, and limestone dressings. Left gable of colour-
washed C19 brick. Wing of red brick with brick dentil cornice. Tile roof,
stone slates to left cross-wing. Brick internal and end chimneys. L-plan
with cross wing on left and coped cross gable on right. Two storeys and attic,
5-window range, 2-window wing. C17 studded door with traces of incised
lozenge pattern in moulded wood surround with later overlight above lintel,
and cement dressings. Barton Cottage has entrance next to cross-wing: C19
4-panelled half-glazed door with moulded wood surround and late C20 porch of
coursed lias with tile roof. Stone mullioned 2 and 3-light windows with hood
moulds. Cross-wing has 4-light ground floor windows with king mullion,
and C19 attic casement under segmental arch. Left return side has
2 blocked 2-light windows on 1st floor. Rear wing has some exposed close
studding with later brick infill. Interior: Barton Cottage has some exposed
framing, and in the kitchen a large open fireplace, now partially blocked, with
broad stop chamfered bressumer.
(V.C.H. : Warwickshire, Vol III, p.51).

Listing NGR: SP1079351194

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Source: English Heritage

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