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Latitude: 52.2268 / 52°13'36"N
Longitude: -1.6148 / 1°36'53"W
OS Eastings: 426410
OS Northings: 258805
OS Grid: SP264588
Mapcode National: GBR 5MW.6LH
Mapcode Global: VHBXV.Y9Q8
Entry Name: Old Manor House
Listing Date: 11 April 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325532
English Heritage Legacy ID: 308224
Location: Wasperton, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35
Civil Parish: Wasperton
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Wasperton St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
WASPERTON Main Street
18/346 Old Manor House
Circa early C14 aisled hall house with later additions. Timber-framed and
sandstone, faced in brick and extended in C18. Wing to north west has stone
gable end. C18 red brick facing to south and east elevations. Plain tile roof
with gabled ends and hipped angle. Large brick stack over south range with
diagonal shafts. Two storeys. Mostly modern casements in C18 openings. C20
porch. Interior: The former hall contains base arches of circa 1300 crown
posts with four-way bracing and scissor bracing in conjunction with parallel
rafters. North west wing is said to have an early fireplace. The large aisled
hall is said to have stood alone originally and was the property of Coventry
Priory from 1257. Ref: Birm A S Trans LXXVI(1958) pp 19-28. E Mercer, English
Vernacular Houses. VCH Warwickshire (1949) pp 187-8.
Listing NGR: SP2641058805
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