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Temple House, Nuneaton

Description: Temple House

Grade: II
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

Location: Arbury, 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

4/26 Temple House
- II

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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