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Chilvers C0ton Free School

A Grade II Listed Building in Nuneaton and Bedworth, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5139 / 52°30'49"N

Longitude: -1.4656 / 1°27'56"W

OS Eastings: 436361

OS Northings: 290797

OS Grid: SP363907

Mapcode National: GBR 6KX.89T

Mapcode Global: VHBWL.K21P

Entry Name: Chilvers C0ton Free School

Listing Date: 1 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034951

English Heritage Legacy ID: 308625

Location: Nuneaton and Bedworth, Warwickshire, CV11

County: Warwickshire

District: Nuneaton and Bedworth

Town: Nuneaton and Bedworth

District Council Ward: Wem Brook

Built-Up Area: Nuneaton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Chilvers Coton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

The following building shall be included:

NUNEATON AVENUE ROAD
SP 39 SE
(north side)
2/83
Chilvers Coton Free
School
- II

School. Founded by Lady Elizabeth Newdigate in 1735. C18 west range remodelled
in 1890s; south range built c.1766 to designs of Sir Roger Newdigate of Arbury
Hall and altered in 1890s; extensions to rear (north) of 1893 and 1897. Squared
and coursed sandstone with ashlar facades; late C19 extensions of brick; gabled
Welsh slate roofs and hipped corrugated asbestos roof to south range; brick ridge,
end and lateral stacks. Rectangular - plan south range with west range making
L-plan. South elevation of 2 storeys, 7-bay range with segmental-arched entrance
to tall and slightly-projecting central bay: range to right has stone lintels over
2-light first-floor casements with glazing bars and C20 ground-floor windows;
range to left had windows deepened into full-height windows; moulded stone
cornice. Right-end wall has stone lintels over 2-light casements with glazing
bars and tripartite window to rear. West range of one-storey, 4-window range has
C19 gabled dormers over 3 tall windows set in square-headed architraves; stone
lintel over mid C18 six-panelled door to left, and C20 window to late C19 bay
added to left. Two late C19 rear wings with chamfered segmental arches over
tripartite windows to rear, one to east retaining cast-iron glazing-bar windows.
Interior: late C19 trusses; C18 plank door to left; room to centre of south range
has chamfered piers with raised imposts to quadripartite vault.
(Drawing of South range by Sir Roger Newdigate in Warwick Records Office
CR 764/215).


Listing NGR: SP3636190797

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