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Description: Tysoe Manor and Attached Wall
Date Listed: 2 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 307346
OS Grid Reference: SP3341143762
OS Grid Coordinates: 433411, 243762
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0912, -1.5137
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TYSOE SHIPSTON ROAD
SP3343 (North side)
18/107 Tysoe Manor and attached wall
House. Late C14 hall range, altered, with C17 and C20 additions. Squared,
coursed ironstone with stone slate roof and stone ridge and end stacks, the
flues diagonally set. Hall range of 2 storeys plus attic; 2-window range. To
right a wrought iron and glazed door within restored 4-centred arch with
spandrels, hood mould and label stops. Semi-circular stone arch above. To left a
restored 5-light stone mullioned window with hood mould and label stops, with a
similar 4-light window above. To centre right of first floor a C14 two-light
window, perhaps reset, with reticulated tracery within double chamfered surround
and hood mould with label stop. To rear a stone projection which was possibly a
lateral stack or stair turret. Quoins and stone coped gables, that to right with
ball finial on apex. Offset to left a 2-storey, one-window range with plank door
and 2-light stone mullioned window above to left. A small room adjoining to left
has lead rainwater head dated 1678. Adjoining hall range to right, a late C17
range of 2 storeys plus attic; 2-window range. To right of ground and first
floor a 4-light mullioned window. To left a 2-light mullioned window with ovolo
moulding. A 3-light mullioned window above. All windows have hood moulds and
label stops. 2 gabled dormers have 2-light mullioned windows. Gables to right
are coped. Rainwater head on gable end is dated 1710. Adjoining to right a
2-storey range. To centre a plank door within moulded wood surround with hood
mould and damaged label stops. To right a 3-light stone mullioned window with
hood mould. To centre of first floor a similar mullioned window with hood mould
and label stops. C20 single light to left of first floor. Further wing extending
forward from right. Large C20 range to rear. Extending forward approximately 10
metres from front a C18 ironstone wall with 3 courses of coping, and quoins to
end. Interior: late C14 moulded arch-braced collar truss roof with curved wind
braces. 4 bays. To first floor chamfered stone pointed-arch doorways, probably
original. Some stone flagged floors and chamfered spine beams in C17 range.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire p.436).
Listing NGR: SP3341143762
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Source: English Heritage
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