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)
National Grid Reference:
SP 33576 78957

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

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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