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Ansley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Ansley, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5378 / 52°32'15"N

Longitude: -1.5526 / 1°33'9"W

OS Eastings: 430444

OS Northings: 293415

OS Grid: SP304934

Mapcode National: GBR 5J2.Y0L

Mapcode Global: VHBWC.1GKX

Entry Name: Ansley Hall

Listing Date: 23 November 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365140

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309091

Location: Ansley, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV10

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Ansley

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Ansley St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

ANSLEY NUNEATON ROAD
SP39SW (South Side)

5/3 Ansley Hall
23/11/51
GV II*

The Grade shall be amended to II

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ANSLEY NUNEATON ROAD
SP39SW (South side)
5/3 Ansley Hall
23/11/51
GV II*
Country house, now derelict. Late C16 central range; early C18 orangery to left;
early C18 addition to right forming east range with 3 mid C18 towers and early
C19 infill has almost wholly disappeared. Early C18 and later north wings
towards the road very largely demolished. Central range is roughcast, possibly
over some timber-framing. Orangery and remains of other ranges are of brick. Old
plain-tile roofs; with coped gable parapet to left end of main range; large
areas of roof of right part are missing; orangery has hipped roof. Large brick
stack towards right end, probably C17, has 3 square shafts with upper part
rebuilt and merged into one, Other brick stacks to rear. Irregular original plan
now indeterminate. Irregular south front to garden is of 2 storeys and attic;
exact number of windows is indeterminate. 4 large gables have large arched
windows, with retains of Gothick glazing to left. Doorway with remains of
moulded surround between second and third gable. Left bay has a boarded-up
window to each floor. Second bay has snail boarded window to first floor. Third
bay has large stone canted bay window, said to be Elizabethan (VCH); this and
part of range to right are largely hidden by ivy. Fourth bay has string course.
Large central opening. Window openings to left and right have keystones. 2
windows above. Projecting orangery of 2-1-2 bays has alternating quoins.
Slightly projecting centre rises above roof and has piers with re-used Ionic
capitals, said to be late C17 work from Bretts Hall, framing round-arched
entrance and keyed blind oculus above. The frieze and top part of the
composition are missing. Windows with many glazing bars have brick cambered
arches. Interior not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p67; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol IV, p5)


Listing NGR: SP3044493415

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