DUNTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1034675

Date first listed: 11-Nov-1952

Statutory Address: DUNTON HALL, KINGSBURY ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: DUNTON HALL, KINGSBURY ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire (District Authority)

Parish: Curdworth

National Grid Reference: SP 19026 93454

Summary

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History

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Details

CURDWORTH KINGSBURY ROAD SP19SE (South-east side) 4/62 Dunton Hall 11/11/52 GV II House. Late C17. Red brick; hipped plain tile roof; brick ridge stacks. Aligned north-west/south-east. South-west front: 3 storeys, reduced proportions to second floor, moulded brick eaves cornice. 5 bays: 12-pane glazing bar sashes with gauged brick heads and raised keystones, some of the windows are blind and painted in imitation of glazing bar sashes. Central 6-panel door within a C19 porch with cast iron colonettes at the angles, and hipped roof. North-east front: 3 bays; 16-pane glazing bar sashes with gauged brick heads and raised keystones, casement to ground floor left, tall stair window to centre. C19 six-panel, double leaf door to centre with rectangular overlight. Late C18 extension wing attached to the left: one ogee headed window with Gothic glazing bars, and doorway to the left with straight head. 2-bay north-west and south-east sides. Interior: late C17 dogleg staircase with closed string, turned balusters and panelled dado. Dunton Hall is said to have been the home of Dr. Samuel Johnson's maternal grandparents, Cornelius and Anne Ford. (Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p285; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol IV, 1965, p61)

Listing NGR: SP1902693454

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 309376

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Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1947), 61
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 285

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