Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1253712

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1993



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County: Warwickshire

District: Nuneaton and Bedworth (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SP 35118 88698


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NUNEATON GRIFF LANE SP38NE 5/10003 Griff Lodge Farmhouse - II

Farmhouse. Circa early C18 remodelling of earlier house. Flemish bond red brick with platband. Machine tile roofs with gabled and hipped ends. Brick axial and lateral stacks. PLAN appears to be the result of a circa early C18 remodelling. Parlour in crosswing on left [south] with cellar below,hall with rear lateral stack and small service room on right; between hall and parlour a through-passage to right and dog-leg staircase at rear on left with small room in front. Set back on left [north] end an C18 1-room plan service wing. A wing behind the hall is said to have been destroyed by a bomb during the Second World War. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics. Asymmetrical 4:1 window east front, gable on left, 1-window wing set back on right, platband extends across whole of front and around wing. C19 3-light mullion-transom windows in C18 cambered arch openings with later brick cills; glazed and panelled door at centre of main range with late C19 gabled canopy with wavey bargeboards. Rear [west] slightly projecting gable on right partly rebuilt, tall stair window to right of centre and rebuilt truncated gable on left; on extreme left [north] projecting service wing with platband and blocked window above 3-light casement. INTERIOR: C18 and C19 joinery survives. Hall has chamfered cross-beam without stops and large fireplace with unchamfered timber lintel. Palour has moulded plaster ceiling cornice and C20 chimneypiece. Good early C18 dog-leg staircase rising up to attics with moulded string, turned balusters, square newels with ball-finials and moulded handrail. Wing at north end has re-used unchamfered axial beam. Chamfered beams in chambers. Crosswing roof has large purlins exposed in attic chamber. Roof over hall rebuilt. Dressed sandstone cellar walls below south crosswing with chamfered stone mullion windows at back.

Listing NGR: SP3511888698


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