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South Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Arbury, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.4939 / 52°29'38"N

Longitude: -1.5062 / 1°30'22"W

OS Eastings: 433625

OS Northings: 288561

OS Grid: SP336885

Mapcode National: GBR 6L1.Q07

Mapcode Global: VHBWK.VL30

Entry Name: South Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 December 1947

Last Amended: 11 February 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 308568

Location: Nuneaton and Bedworth, Warwickshire, CV10

County: Warwickshire

District: Nuneaton and Bedworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Arbury

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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


SP38NW 4/30


South Farmhouse



Farmhouse. Cross-wing probably C17; main range C18; altered mid C19. Colourwashed pebbledash, possibly over some timber framing. Plain-tile roofs; brick ridge stacks. T-plan, with cross wing on right. Symmetrical two-storey, three-window main range; cross-wing of one storey and attic; one-window range.

Main range has C19 four-panelled door with arched upper panels, and overlight with glazing bars. Stone panel above has inscription: 'GEORGE ELIOT BORN HERE NOVEMBER 22 1819'. Three-light and central two-light casements throughout have glazing bars; first floor windows are C19/C20. Cross-wing has bay window with C20 casement, and plain-tile hipped roof. Three-light casement above. To rear cross-wing has old lead-latticed wood cross window.

Interior has back-to-back open fireplaces; bressumers and ceiling beams have run-out mouldings.

Grade One for historical associations.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21 June 2017.

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