Description: Over Whitacre House
Date Listed: 11 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 309041
OS Grid Reference: SP2603590588
OS Grid Coordinates: 426035, 290588
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5126, -1.6178
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OVER WHITACRE NUNEATON ROAD
SP29SE (East side)
3/136 Over Whitacre House
Small country house. c. 1840. Red brick, Flemish bond, on coursed sandstone
plinth with stone dressings. Hipped roof of slate with 2 internal stacks having
entablature of brick. Main block with adjoining service range and courtyard to
north-east end. 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical facade framed by moulded main
cornice and rusticated quoins, now painted. 3-window range of recessed hung
sashes with single central glazing bar and stone sills under flat arches with
raised key block of stone. Central porch approached by 5 stone steps. Red brick
and similar stone dressings. Broken pediment on paired console brackets.
Round-headed outer arch with moulded surround and keyblock. Doorway in square
head with rusticated surround and arched keyblock. 2 similar but larger hung
sashes flank the porch. Attic storey has 3 smaller hung sashes. The service wing
to the north is of red brick with moulded brick cornice. 2 storeys and single
storey round the yard. The property was sold in 1837 and a major building
programme may have been undertaken at that time.
Listing NGR: SP2603590588
Source: English Heritage
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