ST MARY'S HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1116402
Date first listed:
05-Feb-1955
Statutory Address:
ST MARY'S HALL, BAYLEY LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST MARY'S HALL, BAYLEY LANE

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

District:
Coventry (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SP 33576 78957

Details

5105

SP 3378 NE 1/9

BAYLEY LANE

St Mary's Hall

5.2.55

I

GV

Mainly circa 1340-42, enlarged circa 1460. May stand partly on foundations of and incorporate stones from C12 castle of Earls of Chester. Sandstone, round courtyards. Hall with undercroft and two storey gatehouse, kitchen; three storeyed Caesar's Tower rebuilt after bombing during Second World War. Timber framed ranges on east and south sides of courtyard, later C15 and circa 1400, with stone ground floors. Muniment Room added 1894. Hall, circa 1400 is 23m by 9m. Tie-beam roof, panelled, on curved braces, has carved angels and heraldic bosses. Five bays, three large traceried windows either side. Fine late C15 glass. Much restored 1824, architect Stedman Whitwell.

Merchant guild of St Mary founded 1340, joined with three other guilds to form Holy Trinity Guild 1392.

St Marys's Hall, Nos 22 and 23 form a group.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28 October 2019.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
218413
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1947), 141-143

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: 12 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/15554/08
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