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Blyth Hall, Shustoke

Description: Blyth Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 11 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 309085

OS Grid Reference: SP2094590159
OS Grid Coordinates: 420945, 290159
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5089, -1.6928

Location: Shustoke, Warwickshire B46 2AD

Locality: Shustoke
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B46 2AD

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Listing Text

SHUSTOKE COLESHILL ROAD
SP2090 (North side)
Blyth Hall
11/180 Blyth Hall
11/11/52 (Formerly listed under
Blyth Hall with stables and
pigeoncote)
GV I
Country house. 1530 origin; c.1629; late C17 and early C18. Red brick, Flemish
bond. Plain-tiled roof, hipped to cross-wings with moulded wood eaves cornice.
Internal and side stacks have pilastered shafts. Main range with slightly
projecting wings forming H-plan with additions and earlier ranges at the rear. 2
storeys and attic. 5 pedimented dormers, the centre one being segmental. 11-bay
principal facade of late C17/early C18. C19, 15-pane recessed hung sashes under
flat rubbed brick arches, colourwashed. Band between storeys. Segmental pediment
to central doorway in bolection moulded surround with pulvinated frieze.
6-panelled door with 2 small glazed panels. Original rainwater heads and
downpipes, one dated 1735. Interior: Open-well staircase, C18 with alternating
balusters of column and iron twist on vases. Another staircase is late C17 and
has turned balusters with square newels and toads-back rail. A ground floor room
has an early C17 bolection moulded and embattled fireplace surround. At first
floor 2 rooms are lined with bolection moulded panelling in 2 heights. The home
of Sir William Dugdale, the antiquary, from 1629 to his death in 1686.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p398; VCH: Warwickshire, Vol IV)


Listing NGR: SP2094590159

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Source: English Heritage

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