Description: The Old Vicarage
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
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ASTON CANTLOW CHURCH ROAD
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
Source: English Heritage
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