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Ansley Hall, Ansley

Description: Ansley Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 309091

OS Grid Reference: SP3044493415
OS Grid Coordinates: 430444, 293415
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5378, -1.5526

Location: Coleshill Road, Ansley, Warwickshire CV10 0QG

Locality: Ansley
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV10 0QG

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

SP39SW (South Side)

5/3 Ansley Hall

The Grade shall be amended to II


SP39SW (South side)
5/3 Ansley Hall
Country house, now derelict. Late C16 central range; early C18 orangery to left;
early C18 addition to right forming east range with 3 mid C18 towers and early
C19 infill has almost wholly disappeared. Early C18 and later north wings
towards the road very largely demolished. Central range is roughcast, possibly
over some timber-framing. Orangery and remains of other ranges are of brick. Old
plain-tile roofs; with coped gable parapet to left end of main range; large
areas of roof of right part are missing; orangery has hipped roof. Large brick
stack towards right end, probably C17, has 3 square shafts with upper part
rebuilt and merged into one, Other brick stacks to rear. Irregular original plan
now indeterminate. Irregular south front to garden is of 2 storeys and attic;
exact number of windows is indeterminate. 4 large gables have large arched
windows, with retains of Gothick glazing to left. Doorway with remains of
moulded surround between second and third gable. Left bay has a boarded-up
window to each floor. Second bay has snail boarded window to first floor. Third
bay has large stone canted bay window, said to be Elizabethan (VCH); this and
part of range to right are largely hidden by ivy. Fourth bay has string course.
Large central opening. Window openings to left and right have keystones. 2
windows above. Projecting orangery of 2-1-2 bays has alternating quoins.
Slightly projecting centre rises above roof and has piers with re-used Ionic
capitals, said to be late C17 work from Bretts Hall, framing round-arched
entrance and keyed blind oculus above. The frieze and top part of the
composition are missing. Windows with many glazing bars have brick cambered
arches. Interior not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p67; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol IV, p5)

Listing NGR: SP3044493415

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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