Moreton Manor, Moreton Morrell
Description: Moreton Manor
Date Listed: 6 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 482319
OS Grid Reference: SP3102255671
OS Grid Coordinates: 431022, 255671
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1984, -1.5475
Location: Moreton Morrell, Warwickshire CV35 9BP
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SP3055 VILLAGE STREET, Moreton Morrell
1901-1/11/151 (West side)
06/02/52 Moreton Manor
(Formerly Listed as:
Formerly known as: Moreton Hall Moreton Morrell.
Manor house. c1600, with some C18 work to late C19/C20 wings
to east and north. C17 wing of limestone ashlar with flush
quoins; gabled Welsh slate roof with ashlar stack; rest of
building of brick and timber-frame with brick infill, slate
roof and brick stacks.
EXTERIOR: C17 south-west wing has moulded plinth, drip course
over ground floor and coped gables. West, garden, front: 2
storeys with basement; 2-window range. Drip course carried
round external stack to right of centre which has cornice at
eaves level. Ovolo-moulded mullioned-and-transomed windows,
most with small-paned glazing, one with stained glass and one
with plate glass; enriched window catches; 2 small 2-light
barred basement windows to plinth; ground floor has 2
cross-mullioned windows to left of stack and 3-light transomed
window to right; first floor has two 3-light transomed
3-storey; 2-window range to left is of C18 brick with later
alterations; 2-storey flat-roofed early C20 bay window to left
of segmental-headed window to each floor and 2 windows to
second floor, all with C20 casements; brick cross-axial stack.
Coped gable end has central projection. East front adjacent to
later wing has 3-light transomed window to each floor.
INTERIOR: entrance hall to east wing has re-set C17 panelling;
C17 staircase has spindle-turned balusters, probably not
original, the landing with C19 balustrade of twisted and
stop-chamfered balusters. Ground-floor room of C17 wing has
early C17 panelling to half the height of the room; ashlar
fireplace with moulded Tudor arch and spandrels has early C17
wood chimneypiece with attached columns flanking fireplace and
Ionic columns flanking overmantel with 2 round-headed panels
with fluted pilaster between them and modillioned cornice to
frieze with acanthus consoles and panels carved with dragons;
C19/C20 exposed joists.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner, N & Wedgwood, A:
Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 358; Victoria County
Histories: Victoria History of the County of Warwick: London:
Listing NGR: SP3102255671
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