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ST MARY'S HALL

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.

Name: ST MARY'S HALL

List entry Number: 1116402

Location

ST MARY'S HALL, BAYLEY LANE

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

County:

District: Coventry

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 218413

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

l. 5105 BAYLEY LANE ----------- St Mary's Hall SP 3378 NE 1/9 5.2.55 I GV

2. 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 2 storey gatehouse, kitchen; 3 storeyed Caesar's Tower rebuilt after bombing during 2nd 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. Fail, circa 1400+is 76 ft by 30 ft. Tie-beam roof, panelled, on curved braces, has carved angels and heraldic bosses. 5 bays, 3 large traceried windows either side. Fine late C15 glass. Much restored 1824, architect Stedman Whitwell. VCH, VIII, pp141-143 AM. Merchant guild of St Mary founded 1840, joined with 3 other guilds to form Holy Trinity Guild 1392.

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

Descriptive Notes, tenth line, should be amended to read: "Merchant Guild of St Mary founded 1340."

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1. 5105 BAYLEY LANE ----------- St Mary's Hall SP 3378 NE 1/9 5.2.55.

I GV

2. Mainly circa 1340-42, enlarged circa 1460. May stand part y on foundations of and incorporate stones from C12 castle of Earls of Chester. Sandstone, round courtyard. Hall with undercroft and 2 storey gatehouse, kitchen; 3 storeyed Caesar's Tower rebuilt after bombing during 2nd 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 76 ft by 30 ft. Tie-beam roof, panelled, on curved braces, has carved angels and heraldic bosses. 5 bays, 3 large traceried windows either side. Fine late C15 glass. Much restored 1824, architect Stedman Whitwell. "VCH, VIII, pp. 141-143. AM Merchant guild of St Mary founded 1840, joined with 3 other guilds to form Holy Trinity Guild 1392.

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



Listing NGR: SP3358878968

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP 33576 78957

Map

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