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Screen Wall, and Attached Garden Feature and Wall Adjoining Gatehouse West of Arbury Hall, Nuneaton

Description: Screen Wall, and Attached Garden Feature and Wall Adjoining Gatehouse West of Arbury Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 308547

OS Grid Reference: SP3347189242
OS Grid Coordinates: 433471, 289242
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5001, -1.5084

Location: Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV10 7PT

Locality: Nuneaton
Local Authority: Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV10 7PT

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Listing Text

4/9 Screen wall, and attached
garden feature and wall
adjoining gatehouse W of
Arbury Hall

Screen wall, attached garden feature and wall. Screen wall is possibly C17 with
late C18/early C19 alterations. Brick with some stone dressings. Rusticated
alternating quoins to lower part. Stone-coped embattled parapet. Moulded cornice
forms string course to raised end sections with more elaborate cornice and
larger battlements. Interior not inspected. Garden feature is composed of 2
re-erected Elizabethan bay windows, probably from Arbury Hall, with an arched
seat between. Sandstone. Large 5-light avolo-aoulded mullioned and transomed
windows, now blocked, with 2 tiers of Tuscan pilasters to angles, moulded
cornice and ornamented frieze. Dentil cornice and entablature, decorated frieze.
and strongly moulded cornice. Seat has lower moulded Tudor arch with moulded
spandrels, cornice and entablature, and wooden bench seat. Set back on right is
a lower section of wall adjoining gatehouse. C17/C18. Front of brick, with
return section of sandstone ashlar. Front has blocked segmental-arched doorway,
with another inserted below and to left. 3 small shaped openings above. Top has
vents. Jacobean openwork stone balustrade on top, re-used from elsewhere in the
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p71)

Listing NGR: SP3347189242

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Source: English Heritage

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