CLOPTON TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1204049

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1951

Statutory Address: CLOPTON TOWER

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CLOPTON TOWER

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)

Parish: Stratford-upon-Avon

National Grid Reference: SP 20473 56443

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Details

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

SP25NW CLOPTON 604-1/2/294 Clopton Tower 25/10/51

GV II

Belvedere tower, now house. Early 1850s with large c1975 addition, probably incorporating earlier elements, currently being extended (1991). For CT Warde of Clopton House. Rockfaced coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings. 3-stage octagonal tower with taller octagonal stair turret to north east; 2-storey block attached to north west. Tower has plain plinth, drip-courses to ground floor and 2nd floor; top machicolated and crenellated parapet. Entrance to south east has 4-centred head and glazed door. Windows to alternate faces have single-chamfered openings. Addition in similar style has top cornice and crenellated parapet; 2-storey north porch, to left of open ground floor on square piers, has diagonal buttresses and 4-centred arch, battened inner door, single light to 1st floor with 2-light single-chamfered mullioned window over open ground floor; similar windows to east, tall lights to south and 3-light double-chamfered-mullioned window with label mould to recessed ground floor to west. INTERIOR: oak spiral stair; doorway with 4-centred head. (Stratford-upon-Avon Society: Cause For Concern: Some Stratford Buildings: Stratford-upon-Avon: 1977-: 28-9).

Listing NGR: SP2047356443

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 366137

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Stratford Upon Avon Society, , Cause for Concern Some Stratford Buildings, (1977), 28-9

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