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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.


List entry Number: 1355646



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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Tredington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 13-Oct-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 16-May-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 306632

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TREDINGTON DARLINGSCOTT SP2342 13/245 Darlingscott Farmhouse and 13/10/66 attached coach house and outbuildings (Formerly listed as Darlingscote Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. Early C17, with early C18 alterations. Squared, coursed lias with ashlar windows, quoins, coped gables and C18 string course. Slate roof with ashlar ridge and -end stacks and bases, one with 2 flues. 2 storeys plus attic; 4-window range. L-shaped plan. To centre left a C18 two-panelled door set a little back from original position, the original hinges remaining. Wood sill. Early C18 doorway with chamfered surround and mullioned overlight above. Datestone with hood mould above is inscribed 'WBM/1716'. Range of 3 four-light mullioned windows with single transoms. 3 windows have single casements. Four C19 slate hung dormers. Above door to right a sundial. To rear ground floor left a 4-light mullioned window, with king mullion. To right a 3-light part-blocked mullioned window with a quarry of heraldic stained glass. To first floor 2 three-light mullioned windows. To right facade ground floor a 4-light ovolo-moulded mullioned window. 3-light ovolo-moulded mullioned window above. Windows to right facade and rear have hood moulds with label stops. C20 one-storey lean-to to rear. To left of house a C19 coach house with living accommodation above, now converted to flat. Further outbuildings, now residential units, to left. Interior: to right of lobby a room with chamfered spine beam with arrow shaped stepped stop. Large open fireplace with chamfered stone surround and chamfered timber bressumer with stops. Blocked bread oven, and salt cupboard with ogee head. Room to left of passage has chamfered spine beam with partition mortices. In corner an ashlar, ovolo-moulded fireplace with 4-centred, moulded lintels. Some stone flagged floors. In lobby a C18 winder staircase with bobbin balusters, rising to attics. First floor has a further ashlar, ovolo-moulded and 4-centred arched fireplace. Further chamfered and stopped spine beams. Main range divided from wing by timber and plaster partition on both floors. Stick baluster staircase in wing. Throughout house C18 two panelled doors, those to main rooms with moulded rails. Blocked inglenook in kitchen, the timber bressumer remaining. History: heraldic quarry in main living room window shows probably the arms of Thomas Overbury who was born in Ilmington in 1581 and was an associate of Robert Carr. He was knighted in 1603, but was later imprisoned in Tower of London, where he was poisoned to death. It is believed this house was built by Overbury.

Listing NGR: SP2326642150

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National Grid Reference: SP 23266 42150


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