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Lower Skilts Farm, Gatehouse, Attached Farm Building and Wall Approximately 40 Metres West of Farmho, Mappleborough Green

Description: Lower Skilts Farm, Gatehouse, Attached Farm Building and Wall Approximately 40 Metres West of Farmho

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305530

OS Grid Reference: SP0983167047
OS Grid Coordinates: 409831, 267047
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3015, -1.8572

Location: Studley, Warwickshire B80 7DT

Locality: Mappleborough Green
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B80 7DT

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Listing Text

1/182 Lower Skilts Farm, gatehouse,
01/02/67 attached farm building and
wall approx. 40m. W of
(Formerly listed as gatehouse
and barn at Lower Skilts Farm).


Former gatehouse, converted to stable, and attached building and wall. c.1560-70
(VCH): mid/late C19 central range, and extensive alterations. Dark red English
bond brick with blue brick diapering, and C19 red brick, CI9 tile roofs;
gatehouse has brick external stack. Gatehouse, on right, of 2 storeys; one bay.
Central blocked chamfered 4-centred stone archway with irregular jambs. C19
hayloft door above has wood lintel and brick segmental relieving arch. Right
return side has large external stack; shaft missing. To rear: 3 bays. C19
central doorway and 2 windows under brick segmental arches. Incised stone
sundial above door. To left hayloft door; window to right. Openings boarded up
at time as resurvey. Roof level possibly altered, Central single-storey range
has wide opening and 2 windows. C16 building on left. One storey and attic, but
almost certainly reduced; one bay. Central plank door, and upper door to right.
Left return side one-window range. Blocked 2-light chamfered stone mullioned
windows. Wall attached on left. Tile coping. Part patched in C19 brick with
gauged brick fiat arch gateway. The buildings form part of a group with another
building and attached barn (q.v.) and a section of wall (q.v.). Together they
comprise the remains of a house and outbuildings which replaced the Grange of
Studley Priory.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.177).

Listing NGR: SP0983167047

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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