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Description: Tudor House
Date Listed: 7 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 307174
OS Grid Reference: SP4155065190
OS Grid Coordinates: 441550, 265190
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2833, -1.3923
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LONG ITCHINGTON SOUTHAM R0AD
SP4165 (West side)
10/44 Tudor House
House. Mid/late C16. Timber framed with close studding to all facades, with
rendered infill. Stone and Roman brick plinth to front, with squared, coursed
sandstone ground floor to rear. Plain-tile roof with brick ridge stacks. Long
range runs north-west to south-east with front range of 5 bays with jettied
gables to attics resting on moulded brackets. 2 storeys plus attics; 5-window
range of 5-light ovolo-moulded wood mullioned windows to ground and first
floors. Early C20 canted bay with sashes to ground floor centre-right. 2-light
ovolo-moulded wood mullioned window to each jettied gable. At apex of each gable
a wood moulded finial and pendant, now damaged. C20 plank door to centre within
C20 timber gabled porch. Rear of building has stone ground floor with a range of
seven C16 one- and two-light ovolo-moulded mullioned windows, with two C20
mullioned windows in imitative style. Jettied first floor with a range of 7
three-light wood mullioned windows with leaded lights. 6-panelled door to centre
within C18 moulded stone surround with keyblock. C19 brick infill to left gable
end, with C20 brick one-storey extension to left. 2- and 3-light wood mullioned
windows to right gable end, with one blocked 2-light window to ground floor.
Interior: OS joists exist throughout ground floor. C16 plank doors within
moulded wood surrounds to ground and first floors. Large open fireplaces, one
with C19 timber bressumer. 2 staircases with turned balusters rise from ground
floor to long gallery. Close-studded partitions throughout house. Spiral
staircase rises from first floor to attics. Queen-post roof with windbraces.
History: Queen Elizabeth I said to have dined here when the house was owned by
the Earl of Leicester. Latterly home of the Sitwell family.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.VI, p.125; Buildings of England: Warwickshire,
Listing NGR: SP4155065190
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Source: English Heritage
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