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The Griff House Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Slough, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4964 / 52°29'47"N

Longitude: -1.4737 / 1°28'25"W

OS Eastings: 435828

OS Northings: 288852

OS Grid: SP358888

Mapcode National: GBR 6L3.D84

Mapcode Global: VHBWL.DJS3

Entry Name: The Griff House Hotel

Listing Date: 6 December 1947

Last Amended: 11 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034983

English Heritage Legacy ID: 308590

Location: Nuneaton and Bedworth, Warwickshire, CV10

County: Warwickshire

District: Nuneaton and Bedworth

Civil Parish: Non Civil Parish

District Council Ward: Slough

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

NUNEATON AND BEDWORTH

SP38NE 5/51

Griff

COVENTRY ROAD (West side)

The Griff House Hotel

(Formerly listed as Griff House)

06/12/47

II

Farmhouse, now hotel. C17 origins, with small wing to rear; late C18/early C19 front range; mid/late C19 additions. C17 wing is timber-framed with rendered infill and sandstone rubble plinth to sill height. Front range and additions of Flemish bond brick with brick dentil cornice. Old plain-tile roofs; brick ridge stacks. L-plan extended to U-plan, with wings to rear. Two storeys and attic; five-window range.

Front is very largely symmetrical. Flush six-panelled double-leaf door and overlight with glazing bars recessed within moulded wood architrave and doorcase of fluted pilaster strips, large shaped brackets and pitched hood. Painted stone panel above has inscription: 'George Eliot lived here 1820-1841'. Central three bays are closely-spaced. Wood cross windows with many glazing bars have brick cambered arches, on ground floor first bay on left and small C19 single-storey addition to left have C19 cross windows with horizontal glazing bar. Small lower two-storey mid C19 addition to right. Left return side has C17 wing. Two storeys; two-window range. Framing of right half is much renewed. C20 open-fronted porch of stone and sham framing. C19 ribbed door inside. C19 and C20 casements. Right return side has string course and brick corbelling to gable, and two-light attic casement. Large C19 canted bay on left has French window with overlight and moulded wood architrave. Sashes to canted sides and four-pane sash above. C19 two-window range beyond has late C20 addition across ground floor. 16-pane sashes above. Painted rendered lintels throughout.

Interior altered. Extensive later C20 additions to rear are not of special architectural interest.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20 June 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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