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Mountbatten House and Attached Garden Walls, Studley

Description: Mountbatten House and Attached Garden Walls

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305533

OS Grid Reference: SP0740863534
OS Grid Coordinates: 407408, 263534
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2699, -1.8928

Location: Alcester Road, Studley, Warwickshire B80 7NN

Locality: Studley
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B80 7NN

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Listing Text

SP06SE (East side)
4/186 Mountbatten House and
01/02/67 attached garden wails
(Formerly listed as Manor
House with gate piers and


Manor house and attached garden walls. Late C17 (VCH). Interior remodelled
c.1740. C19 addition. Probably built for Charles Knottesford. Red English bond
brick with stone pilasters, dressings, entablature and cornice, and parapet.
Double-span slate hipped roof behind parapet; brick internal stacks. Central
staircase plan. 2 storeys and attic, with 2 storey front; 5-window range. Ionic
giant angle pilasters. Central stone doorcase of Tuscan half-columns and
pilasters, and segmental pediment breaking forward at each side. 15-pane sashes
in moulded stone architraves with keystones, and sill band on ground floor. Deep
entablature and modillion cornice. Parapet with balustrading above each bay, and
corner urns. Garden front similar, but with brick parapet, recessed above each
bay, and without urns. Return sides have blind windows. 3-bay right side has
central C20 attic window; 4-bay left side has attic casements. 2-bay addition
on left has pitched roof. Sashes in moulded stone frames. Interior: Central hall
and through passage and room on garden front have dados, partly of early C17
panelling from The Old Castle (q.v.). Room also has Jacobean style fireplace and
overmantel, possibly with some old woodwork. Good dog-leg staircase with
scrolled open string and 3 column-on-vase balusters to each tread. Rooms to left
no right of entrance have carved wooden chimneypieces and moulded doorcases.
Late C17 moulded cornices. 2- and 6-panelled doors throughout. First floor has
eared door architraves. Back staircase with turned balusters. Brick garden wall
attached to left and right and right angles on right garden front. The interior
was remodelled after a fire c.1740.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.111, p.175, Buildings of England: Warwickshire,

Listing NGR: SP0740863534

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Source: English Heritage

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