Old Manor House

Date:
19 Jun 2006
Location:
Old Manor House, Main Street, Wasperton, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 8EB
Reference:
IOE01/15717/05
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

WASPERTON Main Street

18/346 Old Manor House

11.4.67

GV II*

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

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1791 IOE Records taken by Helmut Schulenburg; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Helmut Schulenburg. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Schulenburg, Helmut

Rights Holder: Schulenburg, Helmut

Keywords

Brick, Tile, Timber, Medieval Aisled Hall House, Monument <By Form>, Aisled Building, Hall House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Manor House, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building