Hillcrest House

30 Jul 2000
Hillcrest House, Wolfhampcote, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 8AU
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

WOLFHAMPCOTE FLECKNOE SP56SW 10/128 Hillcrest House - II House, formerly farmhouse. Rear wing probably C17, raised early C19. Main range mid C18, with early C19 addition to left. Ironstone ashlar with splayed plinth, string course and moulded cornice. Old tile roof has coped gable parapets with kneelers; stone left end and brick right end stacks. Addition is rendered with string course slate roof; brick end stack. Rear wing of coursed ironstone rubble with colourwashed rendered brick above. C20 tile roof. L-plan, with wing on left to rear. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window main range. Main front to garden. C19 rendered open-fronted porch has simple Tudor arch and gable parapet with large kneelers. C19 double-leaf 4-panelled door and overlight with glazing bars. Cross windows have horizontal glazing bar and stone flat arches with keystones merging into string course. Early C19 canted bay to right and addition have sashes.

Second and fourth bays have 2-light hipped roof dormers. 2-storey, one-window addition has 6-pane sash. To rear: main range has brick dog-tooth cornice. Late C20 lean-to in angle. 2-window wing has old 2-light casement with painted wood lintel. Late C20 casements above. Interior; dog-leg staircase has scrolled open string, column-on-vase balusters and moulded handrail. Room to left has panelled dado. Large open fireplace has stepped stop-chamfered beam and cupboard inside.

Panelled shutters. Old 2-panelled former exterior door with strap hinges. Room to right has C17 style panelling imported from elsewhere. Kitchen has large open fireplace with bread oven; stepped stop-chamfered bressumer and large ceiling beam.

Listing NGR: SP5154363304


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0012 IOE Records taken by John Airlie Hunter; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Dr John Airlie Hunter. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Airlie Hunter, John

Rights Holder: Airlie Hunter, John


Ashlar, Brick, Ironstone, Render, Slate, Tile, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Agricultural Dwelling, Jacobean Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Monument (By Form)