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The Old Vicarage, Wilmcote

Description: The Old Vicarage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 305375

OS Grid Reference: SP1636357815
OS Grid Coordinates: 416363, 257815
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2183, -1.7619

Location: Church Road, Aston Cantlow, Wilmcote, Warwickshire CV37 9XD

Locality: Wilmcote
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV37 9XD

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Listing Text

SP15NE (West side)
8/28 The Old Vicarage
11/12/69 (Formerly listed as The


Vicarage, now house. 1846-7, designed by William Butterfield for Edward
Knottesford Fortescue. Squared lias rubble; projecting wing of regular coursed
lias with roughcast front wall; lias quoins; limestone dressings. Main range has
old tile roof, wing has late C20 tiles; coped gables; lias stacks, and brick
external stack to wing. T-plan, with gabled projecting wing and cross wing.
Gothic Revival style, 2 storeys; 5-window range. Entrance in corner has arched
plank door with moulded stone arch and lias voussoirs. Irregular fenestration.
Ground floor has 2- and 3-light stone chamfered mullioned and transomed windows
with shaped upper lights, and 2-light square headed window with trefoiled ogee
lights. Wing has French window with block surround in right return side; left
return side has external stack, Lett section, formerly single storey, has door
and iron segmental headed window. First floor has lancet lights and
half-dormers. Late C20 half-dormer above door. Left end upper storey, added
later, of colourwashed brick. To rear: Staircase projection with hipped roof.
Arched door. 2-light window with trefoiled ogee lights. Staircase has 2-light
Decorated style window with ogee lights and transom, and quatrefoil. Half
dormer with single small lancets. Interior: Stone closed well staircase. Forms
part of an interesting group with Church of St. Andrew (q.v.) and Wilmcote
Church of England junior and infants school (q.v.).
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.474, Paul Thompson: William Butterfield,
pp.l00-1, 277, 4i15, 458).

Listing NGR: SP1636357815

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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