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Description: Forge Cottage
Guy Fawkes House
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 308698
OS Grid Reference: SP4856571198
OS Grid Coordinates: 448565, 271198
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3367, -1.2886
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DUNCHURCH THE SQUARE
SP4871 (East side)
11/56 Forge Cottage and Guy Fawkes
(Formerly listed as No.7
Dunchurch Road (formerly Lion
Shown on Ordnance Survey map as Guy Fawkes House.
2 houses, formerly The Lion Inn. C16, and C20 alterations and additions. Timber
framed: close studding with jettied first floor and tension braces, and
plastered infill. Small areas replaced with plaster. Right return side and rear
range to Daventry Road of brick. Old tile roofs; old internal brick stack.
4-unit through-passage plan with cross wing on right, extended to L-plan to
rear. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Irregular front. Forge Cottage on
left has late C20 glazed door and flanking window. Plank door to passage to
rear. Guy Fawkes House on right has plank door. C19 and C20 two and 3-light
casements with glazing bars throughout. Rendered gable has small 2-light
casement. Right return side is a one-window range, 3-light casements, with brick
segmental arch to ground floor. Long lower windowless range to right. Interiors
not inspected. The Warwickshire conspirators are said to have waited in The Lion
Inn to hear the results of the Gunpowder Plot.
Listing NGR: SP4856571198
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Source: English Heritage
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