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Woodcote, Leek Wootton and Guy's Cliffe

Description: Woodcote

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 308089

OS Grid Reference: SP2821469138
OS Grid Coordinates: 428214, 269138
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3196, -1.5875

Location: Leek Wootton, Warwickshire CV35 7QX

Locality: Leek Wootton and Guy's Cliffe
Local Authority: Warwick District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV35 7QX

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Listing Text

LEEK WOOTTON Woodcote Lane

- II

Main part dated 1861, extended 1869, by John Gibson in Jacobean style for Henry
Christopher Wise. Large sandstone ashlar house, rectangular on plan, 6 bays
long by 4 bays wide. Two storeys and attic. Tall moulded plinth and string
bands with saw-tooth decoration. Moulded eaves cornice. Steeply pitched plain
tile roof with gabled ends, all gables have finials. Four and six-light
mullion/transom stone windows. The end bays to south elevation have two storey
splayed bay windows with carved balustrading of pierced stonework. Main
entrance is on left of east elevation in a two storey projecting bay with
curvilinear gable. Four-centred arch to entrance porch with stiff leaf carving
in spandrels and oriel bay window above with carved stone armorial balustrade.
All chimney stacks have been truncated. Later matching addition, dated 1869
in south gable, projects from north-east. Interior: Good interior features
include chimney-pieces. Square inner hall occupies centre of main building
with stone staircase off the north side to arcaded first floor. The arches
to first floor arcade are supported on paired slender marble columns. Flat
ribbed timber ceiling to inner hall. The entrance porch and passage linking
it to the inner hall, have rib vaulting.

Listing NGR: SP2821469138

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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