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Gaydon Manor Farmhouse, Gaydon

Description: Gaydon Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 307064

OS Grid Reference: SP3619554114
OS Grid Coordinates: 436195, 254114
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1841, -1.4720

Location: Upper Farm Meadow, Gaydon, Warwickshire CV35 0EP

Locality: Gaydon
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV35 0EP

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Listing Text

SP35SE (North side)
8/68 Gaydon Manor Farmhouse

Manor house, now farmhouse. Dated 1673, but probably late C16 origins. C18 and
C19 alterations. Regular coursed lias with ironstone dressings; left part of
main range largely rebuilt in C19 brick. Old tile roof, hipped to cross wing;
wing has C18 brick internal stack; C19 brick ridge and internal stacks to rear.
Complex T-plan, with cross wing to right. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window main
range, one-window wing. C18 four-panelled door and overlight in angle. C20 open
porch. Stone recessed chamfered mullioned windows of 4 lights to ground floor
and 3 lights above. Front part of wing forms a 2-storey room. Large C20
two-storey 2-light wood casement with 3 transoms; brick surround and concrete
lintel. Left return side of wing has similar window to right. 4 and 3-light
mullioned windows in angle. Left return side of main range has reconstructed
3-light mullioned window. Brick first floor has datestone with moulded oval
panel and initials M.A., twisted pilasters, projecting cornice and steep broken
pediment. 3-light attic casement. Irregular rear has gable. Interior: V.C.H.
records C17 staircase with turned balusters, square newel posts with bail
finials and moulded handrail. South-west room and kitchen have heavy stop
chamfered beams. Kitchen has open fireplace, with winder stairs beside it
entered from entrance hall. Parlour has moulded stone fireplace and reset late
C16 panelling with fluted frieze. Another room has arched doorway. Large open
fireplace and ceiling beams. 2-storey room in wing has C18 bolection panelling
and panelled shutters. First floor room has C18 moulded angle fireplace. Another
room has cupboard door with cock's head hinges. The house was the home of the
Askell family.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.5, p.88).

Listing NGR: SP3619053912

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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