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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1024410



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Barcheston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Oct-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Jun-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 305770

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BARCHESTON SP2639 13/7 The Manor 13/10/66 (Formerly listed as Manor Farmhouse)


Manor house, now house. Probably late C16/early C17 with later additions. Ashlar limestone and coursed squared limestone rubble. Steeply pitched slate roof laid to diminishing courses. Stone ridge and brick end stacks. Stone coped gable to left. Complex plan. Main 2-storey early part with lower single-storey-plus-attic range to right and brick range on stone footings to rear. Main part. 2 storeys. 3-window range. Entrance to right has panelled door with moulded wood door-frame and overlight. 4-light stone mullioned and transomed window to left. First floor has two 2-light and a 4-light stone mullioned and transomed windows. Moulded band above ground floor and first floor windows. Stone plinth. Lighter stone quoins. 2-window single-storey-plus-attic stone range to right. Interior: Chamfered beams. 4-centred stone fireplaces on both floors. Dog-leg staircase. Stud partition in first floor room. Stone flag floors. Plank door with 4-centred arched wood doorway. William Sheldon is noted as setting up his looms here in C16 to manufacture the famous Sheldon Tapestries. (Humphreys, J. Elizabethan Tapestries, 1929; Society of Antiquaries, Second Series, Vol XXXVIII, Archaeologia, p.272; V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol. V, 1949, p.5).

Listing NGR: SP2643839819

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W , The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1949), 5
Humphreys, J, Elizabethan Tapestries, (1929)
'Archaeologia' in Archaeologia, , Vol. 38, (), 272

National Grid Reference: SP2643839819


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