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Newland Hall Farmhouse, Coventry

Description: Newland Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 July 1947
English Heritage Building ID: 308604

OS Grid Reference: SP3263185277
OS Grid Coordinates: 432631, 285277
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4645, -1.5211

Location: Newland Lane, Warwickshire CV7 9BB

Locality: Coventry
Local Authority: Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV7 9BB

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Listing Text

(North side)
Newland Hall Farmhouse
01/07/47 (Formerly listed as Newland
- II

Farmhouse, formerly the manor house of the Coventry Priory estate. Probably C15
origins, with C16/C17 work, and. extensive C19 alterations. Ground floor largely
of regular coursed sandstone. Front gable, rear and parts of right return side
of C19 brick. C20 plain-tile roof; C19 brick end stack. 2-unit plan, but
originally T-plan. One storey and 2 attics. Splay plinth. One-window range.
Entrance in gable end has mid C20 ribbed door on left. 3-light C20 wood
mullioned and transomed windows to right and to first floor. C16/C17
double-chamfered openings have hood moulds abutting. Above are 4 re-used stone
head corbels of c.1300 at regular intervals. Gable has exposed rafters and tie
beam. 2-light C20 attic casement. Brick segmental arches. Left return side
probably formerly extended further to left. 3-window range. C16/C17
double-chamfered mullioned windows, 2 of 2 lights, one of 4 lights, have hood
moulds. Other windows are C20. Three-light casement on right, and raked
half-dormer above: 2-light staircase window below eaves. Interior: former
kitchen, now sub-divided, has large sandstone open fireplace with cambered
bressumer, and stepped stop-chamfered ceiling beam. C19 winder staircase. First
floor room, now sub-divided, has early C17 panelling with dados to 2 walls,
closet door with H-L hinges and cupboard doors with butterfly hinges. Blocked
fireplaces lower parts of fluted pilasters of overmantel visible beneath lowered
ceiling. Trenched purl in roof trusses, possibly C15, have some stop-chamfering
and wind braces. The house is a fragment of a considerably larger building.
(VCH: Warwickshire, Vol VI, p86-87; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p291)

Listing NGR: SP3263185277

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Source: English Heritage

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