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Kingsbury Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kingsbury, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5643 / 52°33'51"N

Longitude: -1.6859 / 1°41'9"W

OS Eastings: 421388

OS Northings: 296322

OS Grid: SP213963

Mapcode National: GBR 5HQ.6LS

Mapcode Global: WHCHB.2TG0

Entry Name: Kingsbury Hall

Listing Date: 22 July 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309276

Location: Kingsbury, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, B78

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Kingsbury

Built-Up Area: Kingsbury

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Kingsbury

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

KINGSBURY
SP29NW
8/61 Kingsbury Hall

22/07/53

GV ll*


Manor house. c.1500 with some late C16 and C18 rebuilding, late C18/early C19
wing, and C18 and C19 alterations. Regular coursed sandstone, with C18
rebuilding and wing of brick. Old plain-tile roofs with some gable parapets, and
slate roof to wing; stone and brick lateral stacks and r19 brick valley stacks.
Irregular plan of 2 parallel ranges with small wing at right angles. 2 storeys
and attic. East front has shaped gable to each range. To left, south range has
2-storey opening, probably C19, with plank door and boarding above. First floor
has C19 three-light casement with horizontal glazing bars, set in an area of
brickwork. Similar 2-light casement between floors on right has brick work
above. Gables have large stone mullioned windows of 4-centred arched lights with
central transom and hood mould. Narrower range set back on right has plank door
with stone lintel between floors. Left return side of left range has stone
lateral stack on right with truncated brick shaft. Irregular fenestration, with
boarded-up windows. Right return side of right range has C19 three-light
casements with top lights and horizontal glazing bars, and brick segmental
arches. First floor has irregular fenestration of casements inserted into
blocked mullioned windows. 2-storey wing at right angles on right has
low-pitched roof. To west, wing is of brick. Boarded up canted bay and window
above. Left range has late rib front wall with clasping buttress to left, and
shaped gable. Boarded ground-floor window. First floor and gable have 4-light
mullioned windows with central transom and hood moulds; third light to first
floor is blocked, and central attic lights have been removed and blocked. Right
range, set back, has front of C18 brick. lnteriar: VCH records a first-floor
hall, now 2 rooms, in the south range, with a moulded stone Tudor-arched
fireplace and ribbed ceiling. Rooms below have heavy chamfered bears and joists.
North range has east doorway leading directly onto C15 staircase. Western room
on first floor has C16 fireplace. Queen post roofs have moulded wall plates,
stop-chamfered purlins and wind braces and plastered rafters arid collar beams.
There are C14 curtain walls (q.v.) in the south and east:
(Buildings of England: Warickshire; p327; VCH: Warwickshire Vol IV, pp100-101).


Listing NGR: SP2141996302

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