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Description: Old Manor House
Date Listed: 11 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 308224
OS Grid Reference: SP2641058805
OS Grid Coordinates: 426410, 258805
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2268, -1.6148
There is also a scheduled monument, Enclosures and 'drove road' 100yds (90m) S of Manor House Farm, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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WASPERTON Main Street
18/346 Old Manor House
Circa early C14 aisled hall house with later additions. Timber-framed and
sandstone, faced in brick and extended in C18. Wing to north west has stone
gable end. C18 red brick facing to south and east elevations. Plain tile roof
with gabled ends and hipped angle. Large brick stack over south range with
diagonal shafts. Two storeys. Mostly modern casements in C18 openings. C20
porch. Interior: The former hall contains base arches of circa 1300 crown
posts with four-way bracing and scissor bracing in conjunction with parallel
rafters. North west wing is said to have an early fireplace. The large aisled
hall is said to have stood alone originally and was the property of Coventry
Priory from 1257. Ref: Birm A S Trans LXXVI(1958) pp 19-28. E Mercer, English
Vernacular Houses. VCH Warwickshire (1949) pp 187-8.
Listing NGR: SP2641058805
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Source: English Heritage
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