Description: Temple House
Date Listed: 6 December 1947
English Heritage Building ID: 308564
OS Grid Reference: SP3277889731
OS Grid Coordinates: 432778, 289731
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5045, -1.5185
NUNEATON AND BEDWORTH ARBURY PARK
4/26 Temple House
House. Said to have C15 origins incorporating the remains of a C15 hall, but
very largely early/mid C19 with mid and late C20 alterations and additions.
Front range of regular coursed sandstone; rear wings of pebbledash. Plain-tile
roofs have coped gable parapets with moulded kneelers. Brick ridge stacks have
C17 diagonally-set square shafts. U-plan with wings to rear. 2-storey
cross-wing; main range of one storey and attic; 3-window range. Porch in angle
has straight-headed doorway with hood mould, chamfered 4-centred arch and
studded and incised door. 2-light chamfered stone mullioned window; similar
3-light late C20 window on right. Half-dormers have chamfered mullioned cross
windows and gables. Broad shallow projection on right, possibly former external
stack, has coped top. Cross-wing has 4-light moulded mullioned windows with
cusped arched lights, king mullion and hood mould. All windows have glazing
bars. Gable has cross in relief and moulded finial. 2-storey one-window range
set back on right is mainly C20, and has 3-light casements. Left return side is
mostly C20. Stone mullioned windows on right of 3 lights to ground floor and 2
lights above. C20 range has gabled slightly-projecting centre with French
window. 3-light casements. Interior: entrance hall has moulded stone fireplace.
Straight-flight staircase has column-on-vase balusters.
(VCH: Warwickshire: Vol IV, p174)
Listing NGR: SP3277889731
Source: English Heritage
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