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Description: Fillongley Lodge
Date Listed: 30 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 308957
OS Grid Reference: SP2771488880
OS Grid Coordinates: 427714, 288880
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4971, -1.5932
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FILLONGLEY TAMWORTH ROAD
SP28NE (North side)
6/52 Fillongley Lodge
Small country house. c.1830 incorporating an earlier house. Brick, stuccoed. Low
pitch roof concealed by balustraded parapet, restored, surmounted by urns with
moulded main cornice. At the rear the roofs are steeply pitched plain-tiled
gables, one with a timber bellcote with weathervane. Ashlar chimney stacks with
entablature. Irregular L-plan. 2 storeys. Principal elevation of 5-window range
with channelled rustication at ground floor, band between storeys, and slightly
projecting centre bay. 12-pane hung sashes with first floor window of centre in
raised and shouldered surround. Roman Doric tetrastyle portico under dwarf
parapet with pierced centre panel of 5 circles. C20 double doors in original
opening. 2, C20 metal frame, casements and 2 blind window openings with raised
and fielded panels of stucco. The south front has a 2-storey garden wing with
later horned hung sashes without glazing bars. Interior: Cast iron open-well and
open-string staircase with mahogany rail and winder. White marble fireplace with
central panel of St. George and Dragon. Deeds contain references to a mansion in
c.1830 and a plan on a deed of 1853 shows a house of similar plan to the present
building. The house was probably built c.1830 for A.A. Vaughton Esq.
Listing NGR: SP2771488880
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Source: English Heritage
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