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Thickthorn Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Kenilworth, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3346 / 52°20'4"N

Longitude: -1.5646 / 1°33'52"W

OS Eastings: 429767

OS Northings: 270816

OS Grid: SP297708

Mapcode National: GBR 5LL.M7T

Mapcode Global: VHBX9.TLR4

Entry Name: Thickthorn Manor

Listing Date: 10 November 1971

Last Amended: 30 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035282

English Heritage Legacy ID: 307816

Location: Kenilworth, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV8

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Civil Parish: Kenilworth

Built-Up Area: Kenilworth

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Kenilworth St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

In the entry for
KENILWORTH LEAMINGTON ROAD
1/115
Thickthorn
The address shall be amended to read: THICKTHORN CLOSE
Thickthorn Manor
(formerly listed as
Thickthorn)
The description shall be amended to read:

Mansion, now nursing home, c.1820; restored 1987. Built of ashlar stone with
cement - rendered south porch. Rectangular double-depth plan. Castellated
neo-Tudor style. 2 storeys; symmetrical 5-window range with slightly-projecting
3-storey central tower over castellated porch which has label mould over Tudor-
arched doorway with carved spandrels flanked by polygonal angle turrets with
domed and crocketed finials. Label moulds over stone-mullioned and transomed
cross windows. Castellated polygonal angle turrets and castellated parapet.
Similar side elevations, each of 2-window range with full-height canted bay
windows and castellated porch with angle turrets and Tudor-arched doorway to
south. Three-storey extension to rear, in similar style, built 1987. Interior:
restored and remodelled in 1987. Early C19 Gothic-style pilasters with
crocketed finials to ceilings of 1987 in entrance lobby and stairhall. Early
C19 open-well staircase with Georgian-style balustrade to main flight,
Elizabethan-style obelisk finials to newels and Elizabethan-style balcony
balustrade. Early C19 panelled doors flanked by columns to castellated cornices;
one Tudor-arched fireplace with castellated turrets to ground floor.

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LEAMINGTQN ROAD
1.
1270
Thickthorn
SF 27 SE 1/115
II
2.
Earlier C19 Neo-Tudor castellated mansion. Cement rendered south porch,
otherwise ashlar. Angle turrets, west front central tower and porch with
pinnacles. Casements with mullions and transoms.


Listing NGR: SP2976770816

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