Description: Thickthorn Manor
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
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In the entry for
KENILWORTH LEAMINGTON ROAD
The address shall be amended to read: THICKTHORN CLOSE
(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
Source: English Heritage
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