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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1034983
English Heritage Legacy ID: 308590
Location: Nuneaton and Bedworth, Warwickshire, CV10
District: Nuneaton and Bedworth
Electoral Ward/Division: Slough
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
NUNEATON AND BEDWORTH
COVENTRY ROAD (West side)
The Griff House Hotel
(Formerly listed as Griff House)
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.
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