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The Old Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wilmcote, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2183 / 52°13'5"N

Longitude: -1.7619 / 1°45'42"W

OS Eastings: 416363

OS Northings: 257815

OS Grid: SP163578

Mapcode National: GBR 4LB.Z8F

Mapcode Global: VHB0B.DHXS

Entry Name: The Old Vicarage

Listing Date: 11 December 1969

Last Amended: 23 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355431

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305375

Location: Wilmcote, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Wilmcote

Built-Up Area: Wilmcote

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

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Listing Text

SP15NE (West side)
8/28 The Old Vicarage
11/12/69 (Formerly listed as The


Vicarage, now house. 1846-7, designed by William Butterfield for Edward
Knottesford Fortescue. Squared lias rubble; projecting wing of regular coursed
lias with roughcast front wall; lias quoins; limestone dressings. Main range has
old tile roof, wing has late C20 tiles; coped gables; lias stacks, and brick
external stack to wing. T-plan, with gabled projecting wing and cross wing.
Gothic Revival style, 2 storeys; 5-window range. Entrance in corner has arched
plank door with moulded stone arch and lias voussoirs. Irregular fenestration.
Ground floor has 2- and 3-light stone chamfered mullioned and transomed windows
with shaped upper lights, and 2-light square headed window with trefoiled ogee
lights. Wing has French window with block surround in right return side; left
return side has external stack, Lett section, formerly single storey, has door
and iron segmental headed window. First floor has lancet lights and
half-dormers. Late C20 half-dormer above door. Left end upper storey, added
later, of colourwashed brick. To rear: Staircase projection with hipped roof.
Arched door. 2-light window with trefoiled ogee lights. Staircase has 2-light
Decorated style window with ogee lights and transom, and quatrefoil. Half
dormer with single small lancets. Interior: Stone closed well staircase. Forms
part of an interesting group with Church of St. Andrew (q.v.) and Wilmcote
Church of England junior and infants school (q.v.).
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.474, Paul Thompson: William Butterfield,
pp.l00-1, 277, 4i15, 458).

Listing NGR: SP1636357815

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