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Wroxall Abbey School Main Building, Beausale, Haseley, Honiley and Wroxall

Description: Wroxall Abbey School Main Building

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 308397

OS Grid Reference: SP2211870721
OS Grid Coordinates: 422118, 270721
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3341, -1.6768

Location: Wroxall, Warwickshire CV35 7NB

Locality: Beausale, Haseley, Honiley and Wroxall
Local Authority: Warwick District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV35 7NB

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Listing Text

SP2270 (South-west side)
8/131 Wroxall Abbey School main
Country house, now school. Circa 1866 by Walter Scott of Liverpool for James
Dugdale. Stone ashlar plinth; red brick with stone dressings and with some grey
brick details; complex slate roof; various brick stacks. Complex plan. High
Victorian Gothic style. 2 storeys and attic; 10-bay main range. Glazed
double-leaf doors to left of centre with 4-centred arched surround and flanking
single-lights having quatrefoils to top under common transom windows, some
having hood moulds with carved end stops. Staircase window to left of centre is
3-light mullion and transom window with 2 transoms, having cusped lights. Stone
oriel window above entrance with richly carved sides. Plate tracery windows to
attic, armorial bearings to gable end above entrance. Stone string courses
betweed ground and first floors, and between first floor and attic. Left -return:
regular fenestration of stone mullion and transom windows, with angled bay
window to ground floor left. bay window to ground floor right. Rear: regular
fenestration with double oriel to left on Aberdeen granite columns. Interior:
open-well main staircase with stained glass window by T. Drury. Many rooms have
original Victorian fireplaces. Encaustic tile floor to tall. Painted ceiling to
secretary's room at ground floor right of centre. Railway track to basement with
turntable. History: built for James Dugdale, a descendant of Sir William
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: 1966, pp484-5)
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Listing NGR: SP2211870721

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Source: English Heritage

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