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Thickthorn Manor, Kenilworth

Description: Thickthorn Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 November 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 307816

OS Grid Reference: SP2976770816
OS Grid Coordinates: 429767, 270816
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3346, -1.5646

Locality: Kenilworth
Local Authority: Warwick District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV8 2AF

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Listing Text

In the entry for
The address shall be amended to read: THICKTHORN CLOSE
Thickthorn Manor
(formerly listed as
The description shall be amended to read:

Mansion, now nursing home, c.1820; restored 1987. Built of ashlar stone with
cement - rendered south porch. Rectangular double-depth plan. Castellated
neo-Tudor style. 2 storeys; symmetrical 5-window range with slightly-projecting
3-storey central tower over castellated porch which has label mould over Tudor-
arched doorway with carved spandrels flanked by polygonal angle turrets with
domed and crocketed finials. Label moulds over stone-mullioned and transomed
cross windows. Castellated polygonal angle turrets and castellated parapet.
Similar side elevations, each of 2-window range with full-height canted bay
windows and castellated porch with angle turrets and Tudor-arched doorway to
south. Three-storey extension to rear, in similar style, built 1987. Interior:
restored and remodelled in 1987. Early C19 Gothic-style pilasters with
crocketed finials to ceilings of 1987 in entrance lobby and stairhall. Early
C19 open-well staircase with Georgian-style balustrade to main flight,
Elizabethan-style obelisk finials to newels and Elizabethan-style balcony
balustrade. Early C19 panelled doors flanked by columns to castellated cornices;
one Tudor-arched fireplace with castellated turrets to ground floor.


SF 27 SE 1/115
Earlier C19 Neo-Tudor castellated mansion. Cement rendered south porch,
otherwise ashlar. Angle turrets, west front central tower and porch with
pinnacles. Casements with mullions and transoms.

Listing NGR: SP2976770816

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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