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THE CHARTERHOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE CHARTERHOUSE

List entry Number: 1076621

Location

THE CHARTERHOUSE, LONDON ROAD

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

County:

District: Coventry

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 218514

Asset Groupings

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5105 LONDON ROAD ----------- The Charterhouse SP 37 NW 17/3 5.2.55.

I GV

2. Incorporates important remains of the Charterhouse of St Anne founded 1381, nominally by Richard II, who laid the foundation stone, 1385, of the church. Includes early C15 sandstone range, the Prior's Lodging, altered by C16 timber framed 1st floor on north. Tall chimney shafts, original moulded stone fireplace, some original window tracery. C15 and C16 wall paintings, including important early Renaissance motifs. C18 doorways and sash windows with glazing bars. Corrugated iron repairs by present owners. VCH, VIII, pp. 129-30.

The Charterhouse. Coach House and Medieval Precinct Wall to the Charterhouse form a group.



Listing NGR: SP3447478232

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1969), 129 130

National Grid Reference: SP 34476 78218

Map

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