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Weston Hall Hotel and Attched Gatepiers, Bulkington

Description: Weston Hall Hotel and Attched Gatepiers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 July 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 308623

OS Grid Reference: SP3857087329
OS Grid Coordinates: 438570, 287329
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4825, -1.4335

Location: 13 Mill Lane, Bulkington, Warwickshire CV12 9RX

Locality: Bulkington
Local Authority: Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV12 9RX

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Listing Text

SP38NE (North side)
5/82 Weston Hall Hotel and attached
01/07/49 gatepiers
(Formerly listed as Weston
- II

Country house, now hotel. Late C16/early C17. Restored, altered and large wing
added dated 1893. Sandstone ashlar with moulded plinth and string courses. Late
C20 tile roofs have coped gable parapets with moulded kneelers; lateral, end and
ridge stacks, probably mostly of 1893, have volutes, pilaster strips and moulded
cornices. U-plan extended to F-plan on left. 2 storeys and attic. Main block of
1-3-1 bays. Symmetrical, with 3 large gables. C19/C20 half-glazed door and 2
moulded stone panels above, in C19 run-out moulded surround. Stone mullioned and
transomed windows, renewed on left. Centre and cross windows; wings have 4-light
windows. Gables have 3-light windows with moulded cornices. Right return side
has twin gables. 4-light windows, boarded up on left on first floor. Late C19
bow window on right on ground floor. Gables have 3-light mullioned windows. Left
return side has canted bay abutting wing. Wing is 2 storeys and attic; 3-window
range. Large flat-roofed porch across third bay has half-glazed door in
Elizabethan-style surround with ornamented pilasters and pedestals, cartouche
and strapwork cresting. 3-light mullioned window to right and above. Centre has
4-light windows and large gabled dormer with mullioned window. Left bay has
blank ground floor and 3-light window above. Rear is altered. Interior has
altered open-well staircase with turned balusters and soffit of re-used C17
panelling. Hall fireplace is late C19 but has Jacobean carved arcaded panels in
overmantel and turned and carved shafts. Room to right has elaborate carved
Rococo style fireplace. Much altered late C19. The amateur sculptor Richard
Hayward lived at Weston Hall. Gatepiers attached to outer corners have moulded
plinth and cornice, and hemispherical tops.
(VCH: Warwickshire, Vol VI, pp48-49; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p468)

Listing NGR: SP3857087329

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Source: English Heritage

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