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Ilmington Manor and Attached Barn, Ilmington

Description: Ilmington Manor and Attached Barn

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 306416

OS Grid Reference: SP2113243524
OS Grid Coordinates: 421132, 243524
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0897, -1.6930

Location: Middle Street, Ilmington, Warwickshire CV36 4LJ

Locality: Ilmington
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV36 4LJ

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Listing Text

SP2143 (West side)
10/52 Ilmington Manor and attached
02/09/52 barn
(Formerly listed as Ilmington
Manor House)

- II*

Manor house. Early/mid C16, with early C20 additions. Limestone ashlar with
quoins and coped gables. Stone slate roof with ashlar end stack and large
external stack; the flues diagonally set, with moulded plinth and cornice. 2
storeys plus attic; 4-window range, with 3 gables rising to ridge level.
L-shaped plan, with early C20 wing to rear. To centre right a C20 plank door
within 4-centred, moulded surround with carved face on lintel. To ground floor a
range of three 2, 3 and 4-light ovolo-moulded mullioned windows, that with 4
lights to right with king mullion. Further double-chamfered 4-light mullioned
window to left. To first floor a range of one 2-light and two 3-light
double-chamfered mullioned windows with further 4-light ovolo-moulded mullioned
window to right with king mullion. Gables to left and centre have
double-chamfered 2-light mullioned windows; that in gable to right a 3-light
ovolo-moulded mullioned window. All mullioned windows have hood moulds with
label stops and most have some or all old glass in their leaded lights. Left
facade of 2 gables has a 4-light mullioned and transomed ovolo-moulded window to
ground floor left with a 4-light ovolo-moulded and mullioned window above, and a
3-light ovolo-moulded mullioned window in left gable. Right gable has two 2 and
one 3-light double chamfered mullioned windows. Two 2-light mullioned windows
between gables, that to ground floor with ovolo moulding. Further 4-light
ovolo-moulded mullioned and transomed window to rear gable, with 4- and 3-light
windows above. Also to rear a smaller gabled range with a 3-light ovolo-moulded
wood mullioned window with wood lintel. Large C20 gabled range between. To front
first floor left, a moulded stone sundial. Attached by passage to right a barn
converted to room, with C20 mullioned and transomed windows, 4-centred arched
door and 4 hipped dormers. Raised to rear in C20. Interior: 3 stone, 4-centred
arched fireplaces, one with carved spandrels, another with heavily moulded
surround of ringed shafts, and carved spandrels, one with Tudor portcullis.
Spine beams, some heavily moulded. Reset Jacobean fireplace, also reset
linen-fold panelling. Chamfered single-light window with moulded ogee head. Roof
in main range is queen post, with arched brace collar truss roof (2 trusses) in
service cottage range attached to rear. This roof may be earlier than main
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.5, p.98; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p,317),

Listing NGR: SP2113243524

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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