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Hoar Hall, Over Whitacre

Description: Hoar Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 309056

OS Grid Reference: SP2595591954
OS Grid Coordinates: 425955, 291954
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5249, -1.6189

Location: Over Whitacre, Warwickshire B46 2NB

Locality: Over Whitacre
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B46 2NB

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Listing Text

SP29SE (East side)
3/151 Hoar Hall
House. 1732 with earlier origins. Red brick, Flemish bond. Hipped roof of
plain-tiles with coved wood eaves cornice. Symmetrically disposed red brick
internal stacks. Double-pile plan. Cellar, 2 storeys and attic. 3 hipped
dormers. Symmetrical 5-bay facade of C19 12-pane, recessed hung sashes under
rubbed and gauged brick arches with stone sills, painted. 2 windows are now
blind. Central doorway approached by 3 sandstone steps, segmental in plan. Plain
pilaster doorcase of wood with narrow hood. Double doors of 4 panels and
rectangular fanlight with glazing bars radiating from small central light having
reset coat of arms of E. Weston. Similar ground floor fenestration includes 2
blind windows. South-west side wall of 4 window bays. A cellar light has a
sandstone surround. 4 of the windows in this elevation have cross-frame
casements, some of which are C18. Rear wall openings in elliptical header brick
arches. The north wall has a down waterpipe with original rain water head dated
1732. Interior: Raised and fielded and bolection moulded panelling to one ground
floor room. Corner cupboard with half-round head, shaped shelves and panelled
door. Open-well staircase with curved and cantilevered landing. Open-string with
column-on-vase balusters, turned newels and toads-back rail, ramped. Cellar
lined with squared and coursed sandstone. 2 original fireplaces at first floor
and a plaster cheese floor to one attic room. The house was acquired by a member
of the Weston family in 1692 and was occupied by a member of the family until
1892. In c.1732 the house was rebuilt by E. Weston, whose coat of arms appears
in the central bars of the fanlight above the front door.
(A. Varnam: MSS)

Listing NGR: SP2595591954

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Source: English Heritage

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