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Bramcote Hail, Polesworth

Description: Bramcote Hail

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 309312

OS Grid Reference: SK2724704356
OS Grid Coordinates: 427247, 304356
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6363, -1.5988

Location: Polesworth, Warwickshire B79 0HH

Locality: Polesworth
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B79 0HH

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Listing Text

5/76 Bramcote Hall

- ll

House. Early/mid C18. Flemish bond brick with remains of moulded wood
entablature. Old plain-tile double or triple span roofs with stone-coped
parapets; brick end stacks on the parapets. Probably double-pile plan. Early
Georgian style. 2 storeys, basement and attic. 9 by 5 bays. Formerly symmetrical
front bias 2 blocked basement windows to right. Flush 6-panelled door has moulded
wood doorcase of narrow panels, consoles and pediment. Flight of stone steps
with remains of iron railings. To ground floor first, third, sixth and eighth
say have 16-pane sashes; other bays have narrower blocked openings. Above,
third, fifth and eighth bays have sashes; first bay has painted blind window;
other bays are blocked. Above the entablature is a high attic with concave
quadrant curved parapet ends. C19 cross windows to second, fourth and sixth
bays; eighth bay has a blocked window. All windows have segmental arches. To
left return side the first 2 bays project slightly. Third bay has plank door and
brick double staircase with steps to left and right. CI9 two- and 3-light
windows and blocked openings. Right return side has a late C18 tripartite sash
with pilaster between fourth and fifth bays. Rear of 5 widely spaced bays.
Flush 6-panelled door with doorcase of pilaster strips and pediment is
off-centre. Early C19 canted bay with 16-pane sash between fourth and fifth
bays, C19 two-light windows and blocked openings, Interior not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p374; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol lV, P186)

Listing NGR: SK2724704356

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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