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Dunton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Curdworth, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5386 / 52°32'19"N

Longitude: -1.7209 / 1°43'15"W

OS Eastings: 419026

OS Northings: 293454

OS Grid: SP190934

Mapcode National: GBR 4GJ.XBM

Mapcode Global: VHBW8.4G27

Entry Name: Dunton Hall

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034675

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309376

Location: Curdworth, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, B76

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Curdworth

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Curdworth, Middleton and Wishaw

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

CURDWORTH KINGSBURY ROAD
SP19SE (South-east side)
4/62 Dunton Hall
11/11/52
GV II
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

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