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Bird Grove House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Foleshill, Coventry

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Latitude: 52.42 / 52°25'12"N

Longitude: -1.5052 / 1°30'18"W

OS Eastings: 433746

OS Northings: 280340

OS Grid: SP337803

Mapcode National: GBR HGH.BH

Mapcode Global: VHBWY.VFMN

Plus Code: 9C4WCFCV+2W

Entry Name: Bird Grove House

Listing Date: 24 June 1974

Last Amended: 24 October 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218482

Location: Coventry, CV1

County: Coventry

Electoral Ward/Division: Foleshill

Built-Up Area: Coventry

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Coventry, St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/06/2018

SP 38 SW

No. 9, Bird Grove House

(Formerly listed as Bird Grove House, GEORGE ELIOT ROAD, previously listed as Bird Grove House (First United Church of Jesus Christ))

The novelist George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) lived here, March 1841 to May 1849. Stucco, Welsh slated roof. Two storeys, sash windows, canted bay to road, main elevation to side with projecting wing containing recessed porch, arched with radiating glazing bars to fanlight over door. Lower wing to east side elevation. Some glazing bars to windows.

Listing NGR: SP3374680340

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

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