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Description: Gatehouse and Attached Kitchen Courtyard Walls at Arbury Hall
Date Listed: 11 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 308546
OS Grid Reference: SP3349589253
OS Grid Coordinates: 433495, 289253
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5002, -1.5080
NUNEATON AND BEDWORTH ARBURY PARK
4/8 Gatehouse and attached kitchen
courtyard walls at Arbury Hall
Gatehouse and attached walls. Gatehouse said to be dated 1754. Sandstone ashlar.
Old plain-tile roof hidden by gable parapets. Gothic Revival style with
4-centred arched openings. Embattled square angle turrets have moulded string
course with niche above, and cornice with fleur-de-lys decoration. Large moulded
and chamfered gateway has ribbed double doors. Hood moulds throughout. Embattled
moulded gable has shield of arms and cross finial. Stable yard elevation is
simpler, with chamfered arch, plain gable and shield of arms. Interior is
plaster vaulted. Kitchen courtyard walls are mainly early C19. Flemish bond
brick with stone coping. Approximately 3 metres high. South screen wall is faced
with sandstone ashlar. Gothic Revival style. 3 bays. Hollow-chamfered 4-centred
arched openings. Third bay has doorway with sash door. Windows with Y-tracery.
Jacobean openwork stone balustrade on top, re-used from elsewhere in the garden.
(VCH: Warwickshire, Vol IV, p174)
Listing NGR: SP3349489253
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Source: English Heritage
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