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Little Lawford Hall

Hob Uid: 337544
Location :
Warwickshire
Rugby
Little Lawford
Grid Ref : SP4689077210
Summary : Original hall Medieval in date and demolished in 1790. On the site of a possible monastic grange of Pipewell Abbey. Present house was originally 15th century stables, converted in 1604, with later alterations.
More information : (SP 46897721) Little Lawford Hall (LB)
(SP 46827717) Fish Pond (LB). (1)

Lawford Hall appears to have been built temp. Henry VII with additions temp. James I and early 18 c. The house stood upon the site of "...a capital messuage and divers cottages belonging to the monks of Pipewell ..." (Prob. a monastic grange). (2-3)

In 1790 the hall, which stood "directly opposite the existing mill", was demolished together with a domestic chapel and nothing remains except the stabling - which is a very substantial 15 c. building restored in 1604; this has been named Little Lawford Hall for at least 40 years and is listed under the Town & County Planning Act,1947. (4)

The site of the original Lawford Hall is marked by disturbed foundations at SP 46957720. The present hall is as described with a datestone 1604. See photograph. Published survey of fishpond (25" 1962) revised. (5)

Little Lawford Hall. House said to have been built as stables. Dated 1604 but possibly with earlier origins. Grade II. (6-7)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : OS 25' 1962
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : VCH Warw.6,1951,187 ff
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : 'Rugby:Post 3 Present' 1893, 218-19,233. Ines,298,299
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Source Number : 3a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Ant. of Warw. (Dugdale)
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Oral:Mr. Barnes (Owner) Little Lawford Hall
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 BHS 27-NOV-67
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Bldgs of Eng Warw 1966 344 (N Pevsner and A Wedgwood)
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Source Number : 7
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) Boro of Rugby Warw Aug 1987 14
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Stable, Fishpond, House, Cistercian Grange
Evidence : Building, Earthwork, Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
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Monument End Date : 1790
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Monument Type : House
Evidence : Demolished Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
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Monument Start Date : 1604
Monument Type : House
Evidence : Demolished Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SP 47 NE 13
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 345997
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SP 47 NE 13
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1967-11-27
End Date : 1967-11-27