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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.


List entry Number: 1034972



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

County: Warwickshire

District: Nuneaton and Bedworth

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Dec-1947

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Feb-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 308568

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NUNEATON AND BEDWORTH ARBURY PARK SP38NW 4/30 06/12/47 South Farmhouse - II*

Farmhouse. Cross-wing probably C17; main range C18; altered mid C19. Colourwashed pebbledash, possibly over some timber framing. Plain-tile roofs; brick ridge stacks. T-plan, with cross wing on right. Symmetrical 2-storey, 3-window main range; cross-wing of one storey and attic; one-window range. Main range has C19 four-panelled door with arched upper panels, and overlight with glazing bars. Stone panel above has inscription: 'GEORGE ELIOT BORN HERE NOVEMBER 22 1819'. Three-light and central 2-light casements throughout have glazing bars; first floor windows are C19/C20. Cross-wing has bay window with C20 casement, and plain-tile hipped roof. 3-light casement above. To rear cross-wing has old lead-latticed wood cross window. Interior has back-to-back open fireplaces; bressumers and ceiling beams have run-out mouldings. Grade One for historical associations. (VCH: Warwickshire: Vol IV, p175; Dorothy Dodds and Kathleen Adams: 'The George Eliot Country' p7; National Monuments Record)

Listing NGR: SP3367088526

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1947), 174
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 71
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 42 Warwickshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 33670 88526


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