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Priory Farmhouse, Studley

Description: Priory Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305540

OS Grid Reference: SP0730563994
OS Grid Coordinates: 407305, 263994
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2741, -1.8943

Location: Haydon Close, Studley, Warwickshire B80 7AN

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

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Listing Text

SP06SE (East side)
Priory Square
4/184 Priory Farmhouse
01/02/67 (Formerly listed as The Priory
Farmhouse, Alcester Road)

- II*

Farmhouse. Early C14 origins; built as part of Studley Priory. Largely altered
or rebuilt early/mid C16, with stack dated 1539, for Sir Edmund Knightly. Largely
refaced and altered mid C19. Mostly faced in red brick, with some coursed lias,
and small amount of exposed timber framing. Old tile roof; regular coursed lias
and brick external stack, and brick external and ridge stacks. L-plan, with wing
to rear. 2 storeys; 3-window range. Rendered parch has moulded gable parapet
with kneelers. 4-centred doorway with flood mould and 4-panelled door with
overlight. Sides have lancets with hood moulds and head stops. Blocked doorway
to left. C19 metal casements with glazing bars. Brick segmental a robes to ground
floor. Irregular lias quoins on right. Medieval carved head in wall above porch.
Moulded wall plate, possibly C16, on right. Left return side has remains of a
large early C14 stone window with fragments of tracery, partly obscured by
massive dated lias and brick stack with medieval carved head. Three C17 (VCH)
square shafts of thin bricks with V-pilasters. Ground floor has two C14 stone
panels of paired blind quatrefoils. 2-window range, Mid C19, straight-headed
casements with Gothic glazing and rendered hood moulds, Right return side has
small amount of exposed framing, and some imitation ashlar render. C19 single
storey castellated brick addition. Gables with mid C19 fretted bargeboards Rear
wing has some exposed framing to gable. Hid C19 external stack with 2 moulded
square shafts. Interior inspection not possible, but VCH lists following
interior features: Ground floor room has chamfered cross beams and canted boss,
possibly re-set, with IHS. Upper floor and partitions inserted C16, Some early
Tudor framing and square-panelled ceiling inserted below roof.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire. Vol.III, p.175; Buildings of England: Warwickshire,
p. 423).

Listing NGR: SP0730563994

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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