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Wroxall Abbey School Main Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Beausale, Haseley, Honiley and Wroxall, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3341 / 52°20'2"N

Longitude: -1.6768 / 1°40'36"W

OS Eastings: 422118

OS Northings: 270721

OS Grid: SP221707

Mapcode National: GBR 5LF.NVN

Mapcode Global: VHBX7.WLDH

Entry Name: Wroxall Abbey School Main Building

Listing Date: 16 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 308397

Location: Beausale, Haseley, Honiley and Wroxall, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Civil Parish: Beausale, Haseley, Honiley and Wroxall

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Honiley St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

WROXALL A41
SP2270 (South-west side)
8/131 Wroxall Abbey School main
building
GV II*
Country house, now school. Circa 1866 by Walter Scott of Liverpool for James
Dugdale. Stone ashlar plinth; red brick with stone dressings and with some grey
brick details; complex slate roof; various brick stacks. Complex plan. High
Victorian Gothic style. 2 storeys and attic; 10-bay main range. Glazed
double-leaf doors to left of centre with 4-centred arched surround and flanking
single-lights having quatrefoils to top under common transom windows, some
having hood moulds with carved end stops. Staircase window to left of centre is
3-light mullion and transom window with 2 transoms, having cusped lights. Stone
oriel window above entrance with richly carved sides. Plate tracery windows to
attic, armorial bearings to gable end above entrance. Stone string courses
betweed ground and first floors, and between first floor and attic. Left -return:
regular fenestration of stone mullion and transom windows, with angled bay
window to ground floor left. bay window to ground floor right. Rear: regular
fenestration with double oriel to left on Aberdeen granite columns. Interior:
open-well main staircase with stained glass window by T. Drury. Many rooms have
original Victorian fireplaces. Encaustic tile floor to tall. Painted ceiling to
secretary's room at ground floor right of centre. Railway track to basement with
turntable. History: built for James Dugdale, a descendant of Sir William
Dugdale.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: 1966, pp484-5)
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Listing NGR: SP2211870721

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