BADDESLEY CLINTON HOUSE AND BRIDGE OVER MOAT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1035136
Date first listed:
11-Apr-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
16-Feb-1990
Statutory Address:
BADDESLEY CLINTON HOUSE AND BRIDGE OVER MOAT

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Location

Statutory Address:
BADDESLEY CLINTON HOUSE AND BRIDGE OVER MOAT

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Warwick (District Authority)
Parish:
Baddesley Clinton
National Grid Reference:
SP 19955 71469

Details

BADESLEY CLINTON SP 17 SE 1/1 Baddesley Clinton House 11.4.67 and bridge over moat (formerly listed as Baddesley Clinton Hall, including bridge over moat) GV I

Manor house. Late C15, on earlier site; south-east range refronted c.1736: late C19 service wing added to north-east side of south-west range designed and built by Edward Heneage Dering. Courtyard plan. North-east range: stone ashlar; old brick flues, bridge end stack to right with octagonal brick flue. 2-storey, 6-window range. Gatehouse at right of centre: 4-centred outer archway encloses 4-centred doorway with spandrels. Panelled and studded door to inner doorway. 6-light stone mullion and transom window to first floor. Battlemented parapet to gatehouse. 2-light stone mullion window with 4-centre arched heads to lights, at left of centre 3-light stone mullion window with 4-centre arched heads to lights, at right,. 5-light stone mullion window to left of centre. Two 3-light stone mullion windows, with flat stone arches having keystones, to left. Continuous hoodmould to right, and to left of centre. 4-light stone mullion window to first floor right. 3-light stone mullion window to first floor right of centre. 4-light stone mullion window to first floor left of centre. Two 3-light stone mullion window to first floor left. South-east range: red brick; old plain-tile roof; various brick stacks,with octagonal or diagonally set brick flues, 2 storey A-window range. Irregular fenestration, mostly of C18 three-light wood casements with segmental brick heads. south-west range: stone ashlar; old plain-tile roof; various brick stacks. 2-storey, 6-window range. Irregular fenestration, mostly of 3-light stone mullion windows. Single-storey addition to centre with hipped old plain-tile roof, has 2 round-arched blind recesses to moat. Wood casement window to ground floor. Courtyard: irregular fenestration. Interior: entrance hall has close-studded timber-framing to walls. Great hall has stone fireplace of decorative pillars supporting a frieze and atlantes flanking rectangular panel with round heraldic central panel with strapwork surroundings. Dining room has late C16 panelling and carved wood fireplace with pillars supporting a frieze and with richly carved central heraldic panel. Drawing room has C17 panelling and chimney piece placed here C18 Henry Ferrers' Bedroom, also known as the state bedroom has panelling and chimney-piece of c.1629. Other rooms also have panelling and carved chimney pieces. Bridge. Early C18. Red brick. 2 round arches, plain brick parapet. History: site held by the Clintons, then was bought by John Brome in 1438. Held by the Brome family, and passed by inheritance to the Ferrers family in 1517. Henry Ferrers (1549-1633) carried out much work at the house. (Buildings of England: Warwickshire: 1966, pp8l-82; Baddesley Clinton: national Trust Guide Book, 1986) (60)

Listing NGR: SP1995071467

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
308263
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Baddesley Clinton Guide Book, (1986)
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 81-82
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 42 Warwickshire,

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/14378/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Morphew. Source Historic England Archive
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