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Oldberrow Court, Oldberrow

Description: Oldberrow Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305483

OS Grid Reference: SP1223666049
OS Grid Coordinates: 412236, 266049
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2924, -1.8220

Location: A4189, Oldberrow, Warwickshire B95 5NT

Locality: Oldberrow
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B95 5NT

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Listing Text

SP16NW (North side)
2/133 Oldberrow Court


House, now farmhouse. Early/mid C16 (VCH) cross wing on right; late C16/C17
central range and rear wing; mid C19 cross wing on left. Timber framed with
jowled posts; right wing has close studding throughout, with brick nogging and
infill, and some lath and plaster to side and rear. Central range and rear wing
square framed with brick infill. Left wing red brick, with plinth and heavy
string course of red and blue bricks; first floor and attic rendered. Old tile
roof, bitumen coated; brick, and stone and brick stacks. L-plan, extended to
T-plan, with wing to rear and cross wings to front. 2 storeys; left wing 2
storeys and attic; 3-window range. Entrance on left of central range has C19
plank door under segmental brick arch, and simple open brick porch with tile
roof. C19 painted latticed casements. Ridge stack. Left wing has heavy chamfered
stone mullioned windows with corbelled sills, 3-light on first floor and 2-light
to attic; ground floor without windows. First floor and attic have pargetting of
stylised stalks and leaves throughout. Half-hipped roof. Return side of right
wing has broad stone stack with brick shaft and leaded latticed casements. Left
wing return side has external stack with 2 diagonally-set square shafts. 2
ground level windows under brick segmental arches light dairy. Stone mullioned
3-light window on first floor; 2-light stone mullion attic window to rear. Rear
wing has C19 plank door. C19 and C20 casements. Gable end has massive
crow-stepped external brick stack. Interior: Exposed framing throughout. Room in
C16 cross wing has fireplace with chamfered beam. Hall has former open fireplace
with wood overmantel of decayed C15 traceried carving, and C17 panelling above;
both probably brought in from elsewhere. 2-panelled door with L-hinges beside
fireplace. Both rooms have ogee stop-chamfered ceiling beams. Kitchen has open
fireplace, now divided, with bread oven. First floor has jowled post. Plank,
2-panelled and Cl7 six-panelled doors. Winder stairs. Dairy retains slate slabs
etc. Situated at rear left corner is a detached outbuilding (q.v.).
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire: Vol.III, p.140; Buildings of England: Warwickshire,

Listing NGR: SP1223666049

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Source: English Heritage

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