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Beech House and Attached Railings, Atherstone

Description: Beech House and Attached Railings

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 309160

OS Grid Reference: SP3085297896
OS Grid Coordinates: 430852, 297896
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5780, -1.5461

Location: Market Street, Atherstone, Warwickshire CV9 1ET

Locality: Atherstone
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV9 1ET

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

SP3097 (South-east side)
9/71 No 19 (Beech House) and attached
25/03/68 railings


The grade shall be amended to II*

The description should be amended as follows:-

[1] LINE 2:

After:- " basement" Insert:- "and on rainwater-head at rear".

[2] LINE 13:

Delete- "Interior not inspected."

Insert:- "INTERIOR largely unaltered and most of the original features intact. Hall has heavy moulded
cornice, bolection moulded chimneypiece and arch to stairhall behind. Fine moulded-string dog-leg
staircase with turned balusters, moulded handrail and square newels. Front parlour and chamber above
have bolection panelling, moulded cornices and later C18 or early C19 marble chimneypieces. Panelled
doors. Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p77."


SP3097 (South-east side)
9/71 No.19 (Beech House) and
25/03/68 attached railings

House, now partly doctor's surgery; part of row. Dated 1708 on a later stone
above basement. Flemish bond brick with painted stone dressings; old plain-tile
hipped roof; C19 brick internal stacks to left and right. L-plan with wing on
right to rear. Queen Anne style. 2 storeys, basement and attic; 5 bays. Regular
front has stone basement. Rusticated quoin strips, moulded string course and
moulded and dentil cornices. 3 wood and iron 2-light casements have glazing
bars. Ground floor has steps to entrance on left. Late C18 six-panelled door and
fanlight with panelled reveals; stucco Tuscan doorcase of half columns and open
pediment has paterae above capitals. 18-pane sashes have thick glazing bars and
brick flat arches with moulded keystones interrupting string course; on first
floor keystones abut cornice. Fifth bay has flush 6-panelled door at street
level, with stucco panel above and flat arch with keystone. 2 box roof dormers
have windows with glazing bars. Interior not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p77)

Listing NGR: SP3085297896

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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