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Description: Wood Bevington Manor
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305135
OS Grid Reference: SP0531853950
OS Grid Coordinates: 405318, 253950
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1838, -1.9236
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SPO5SE SALFORD PRIORS WOOD BEVINGTON
5/122 Wood Bevington Manor
01/02/67 (Formerly listed as Wood
House, now flats. Early/mid C16, possibly for William Grey. Drastically
remodelled 1821 by Pain, an architect or builder. Timber framed: centre has
close studding with rendered infill to 1st floor and small amount of
studding with C20 brick infill to ground floor. Cross wings and cove
throughout roughcast, originally applied c.1790 (V.C.H.). Old tile roof and
brick chimneys; big external stack of stone and thin bricks with 2 tall
diagonally set square brick shafts to left return side. H-plan. 2 storeys,
8-window range. Entrance in right re-entrant angle has C16 studded door with
simple C18 wood pilasters (V.C.H.), and mid C19 Gothic open timber porch.
Iron cross windows with elaborate glazing pattern, probably of 1821; 2 small
single lights on 1st floor in re-entrant angles. Cross wings each of 2-
windows; right wing has only one window on ground floor. Centre has one 3-light
ground-floor window. Left side has close studding: Left end projects, with
2 adjacent gables having decorative tension bracing. C20 windows and French
casement. Rear and right side mostly of 1821, with alterations. One timber
framed gable to rear. Interior noted as having: Hall with inglenook
fireplace with moulded bressumer and C17/early C18 panelled door. Room in left
wing has panelling said to be early C17. Room over hall reputed to have C18
bolection panelling and contemporary fireplace. Part of left wing said to have
roof structure of c.1500 (V.C.H.). Wood Bevington Manor was centre for
Catholic activities in the C17.
(V.C.H. : Warwickshire, Vol III, p.157; H.S. Gunn, History of the Old Manor
House of Wood Bevington, 1911).
Listing NGR: SP0531853950
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