British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Tolldish Hall and Toldish Hall Cottage, Coventry

Description: Tolldish Hall and Toldish Hall Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 308591

OS Grid Reference: SP3720284796
OS Grid Coordinates: 437202, 284796
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4599, -1.4539

Location: Hawkesbury Lane, Coventry CV2 1NR

Locality: Coventry
Local Authority: Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV2 1NR

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

(North-west side)
8/52 Tolldish Hall and Tolldish
Hall Cottage
- II

House, now farmhouse and flat. C16 with C19 alterations. Colourwashed plaster
over timber framing with lath and plaster infill on sandstone plinth. Old
plain-tile roof; ridge stack of old thin bricks and brick right end stack have
tops of C20 brick. T-plan with cross-wing on left, 2-storey porch, and outshuts
to rear. 2 storeys; 6-window range. Main range has central porch. Moulded
painted wood doorway. Return sides have openings, to right with screen of turned
balusters. Interior has exposed framing and seats. Old ledged and battened door.
Above is old canted projecting window on shaped bracket, with gable over.
3-light lead-latticed casement and side lights have some old glass. Late C20
casements and other windows. To left are 4-light casements; smaller first-floor
window has narrower old sill and bracket. To right ground floor has 2-and
3-light casements. First floor has old 2-light casement. Adjoining 4-light
casement has old sill and bracket, and projecting gable above. Small 2-storey
projection on right has blank ground floor of colourwashed brick. First floor
has window similar to porch, but boarded over and colourwashed. Cross-wing has
top-hung window to ground floor flat, and 4-light casement. Right return side
has massive stack embedded in wall. Arched built-in dog kennel. To rear: large
outshut on left, extended C19. Cross-wing has outshut addition. Centre has old
lead-latticed first-floor casement. Interior has exposed framing. Room in
cross-wing has panelled wall. Room to left of porch, formerly hall, has ogee
stop-chamfered beam. Large full-height sandstone fireplace has moulded opening
and cornice. Room to right has open fireplace, partly altered, with ogee
stop-chamfered bressumer. Some old plank doors. C19 straight-flight staircase.

Listing NGR: SP3720284796

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.