Description: Bushwood Hall
Date Listed: 23 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 308012
OS Grid Reference: SP1759769201
OS Grid Coordinates: 417597, 269201
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3206, -1.7432
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BUSHWOOD Bushwood Lane
8/143 Bushwood Hall
Circa C17, front section rebuilt 1708, altered early C19. Situated on an
earlier moated site. Stuccoed brick front range with timber-framed rear wing.
Steeply pitched plain tile roofs with gabled ends. Two storeys, three window
front. Front (west) elevation with three gables, the central one projecting
slightly. Three steps up to central four-centred arched doorway, plank door
and hood-mould. To left and right a 6-light mullion/transom window with leaded
panes. At first floor a central two-light and to left and right three-light
mullioned casements with leaded panes. Central window has hood mould. Twin
shafted brick chimney stack at north gable. The earlier portions of the house
are lower and comprise a parallel range with wing at right angles. Robert
Catesby, the chief originator of the Gunpower Plot was born here in 1573.
He was a lineal descendant of William Catesby, the favourite of Richard III.
Listing NGR: SP1759769201
Source: English Heritage
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