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Whichford House and Attached Balustrades, Whichford

Description: Whichford House and Attached Balustrades

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 306092

OS Grid Reference: SP3125234649
OS Grid Coordinates: 431252, 234649
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0094, -1.5461

Location: Ascott Road, Whichford, Warwickshire CV36 5PG

Locality: Whichford
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV36 5PG

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Listing Text

In the entry for
(north side)
Whichford House
(formerly listed as

The address shall be amended to read:
(north side)
Whichford House and
attached balustrades

The grade shall be amended to read: II* (star)

The description shall be amended as follows:

In line 1 after 'rectory.', insert 'Late C16/ '.

At the end of the description delete 'not inspected but likely to be of interest'
and insert the following:

3-bay entrance hall with a mid C18 richly moulded 6-panel door, moulded architrave,
acanthus frieze and broken pediment in each side wall; moulded dado rail. Arched
doorway to stairwell at rear. Mid C18 open well stair with 1st floor gallery
landing: wreathed and ramped moulded handrail, open string with carved brackets,
curtail step, 3 turned balusters to each tread, ramped fielded panel stair dado.
2 rooms to R. of stairwell opened into one c.1975 when dividing wall removed.
Mid C18 full height fielded panelling. Mid C18 stone chimney piece in former
south room with moulded eared architrave and carved frieze. C18 moulded door
and doorcase with carved frieze and cornice in 1st floor bedroom. Terrace with
stone balustrade on north side of house: vase balusters and panelled pedestals.


SP3134 (North side)
9/158 Whichford House
02/09/52 (Formerly listed as Rectory)


House, formerly rectory. C17, with early C18 additions. Squared coursed
limestone with ashlar dressings, and coursed limestone rubble to rear.
Stone-slate roofs with stone ridge and end stacks. Coped parapet with urns to
corners. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys plus attic; 6-window range, with slightly
projecting 3-window central section. 6-panelled door with moulded stone surround
and keystone. Segmental moulded pediment. Windows of central projecting section,
section to right and right facade have moulded stone surrounds and keyblocks.
Some original 8-pane sashes, with some C20 hinged casements. Pediment above
central projecting section has moulded surround, with circular window to centre.
C18 gabled range to left of central projecting section has part-glazed panelled
door. 9-pane sash to first flour, C17 gabled range to rear with one 3-light
mullioned window with hood mould and labels. Leaded casements, Also to rear a
2-light mullioned and transomed window with hood mould and labels, and a 4-light
wood-mullioned window with wood lintel. Further C18 panelled and glazed door.
Interior not inspected but likely to be of interest.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.471).

Listing NGR: SP3124934652

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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