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Dunton Hall, Curdworth

Description: Dunton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 309376

OS Grid Reference: SP1902693454
OS Grid Coordinates: 419026, 293454
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5386, -1.7209

Location: Kingsbury Road, Curdworth, Warwickshire B76 0BA

Locality: Curdworth
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B76 0BA

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Listing Text

SP19SE (South-east side)
4/62 Dunton Hall
House. Late C17. Red brick; hipped plain tile roof; brick ridge stacks. Aligned
north-west/south-east. South-west front: 3 storeys, reduced proportions to
second floor, moulded brick eaves cornice. 5 bays: 12-pane glazing bar sashes
with gauged brick heads and raised keystones, some of the windows are blind and
painted in imitation of glazing bar sashes. Central 6-panel door within a C19
porch with cast iron colonettes at the angles, and hipped roof. North-east
front: 3 bays; 16-pane glazing bar sashes with gauged brick heads and raised
keystones, casement to ground floor left, tall stair window to centre. C19
six-panel, double leaf door to centre with rectangular overlight. Late C18
extension wing attached to the left: one ogee headed window with Gothic glazing
bars, and doorway to the left with straight head. 2-bay north-west and
south-east sides. Interior: late C17 dogleg staircase with closed string, turned
balusters and panelled dado. Dunton Hall is said to have been the home of Dr.
Samuel Johnson's maternal grandparents, Cornelius and Anne Ford.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p285; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol IV, 1965, p61)

Listing NGR: SP1902693454

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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