STRETTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1355626

Date first listed: 13-Oct-1966

Statutory Address: STRETTON HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: STRETTON HOUSE

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)

Parish: Stretton-on-Fosse

National Grid Reference: SP 22195 38205

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History

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Details

STRETTON ON FOSSE SP2238 15/163 Stretton House 13/10/66

GV II

House. Early C17, with substantial early C19 alterations. Limestone ashlar with plinth and coped gables. Stone finials to corners. Concrete tile roof with ashlar end stacks with moulded bases, and 2 and 3 flues diagonally set and linked by a moulded cornice. 2 storeys plus attic; 3-window range, with 2 flush gabled bays. In traditional Cotswold style. 2-unit plan. To centre a 6-panelled door set back within a 4-centred doorway with moulded jambs and spandrels. To left and right of ground and first floors a 5-light mullioned window with central, round-headed lights. To both gables a 3-light mullioned window with central round-headed light. Oeil-de-boeuf light in apex of each gable. A moulded storey band between ground and first floor, and first floor and attic. Hood moulds above attic windows. Sundial. To lower left the original 5-light cellar window. Further C19 five-light windows to left gable with original 5-light cellar window below. Interior: said to have C17 staircase and panelling. Pevsner describes the house as "an interesting case of imitation Cotswold style as early as 1836. The real date is recognized by small solecisms". (Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.421; V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.5, p.154).

Listing NGR: SP2219538205

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 306529

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Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W , The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1949), 154
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 102

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