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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.

Name: BEECH HOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1185175

Location

BEECH HOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 19, MARKET STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireNorth WarwickshireDistrict AuthorityAtherstone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 309160

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History

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Details

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SP3097 9/71 25/03/68

ATHERSTONE MARKET STREET (South-east side) No.19 (Beech House) and attached railings

GV II*

House, now partly doctor's surgery; part of row. Dated 1708 on a later stone above basement and on rainwater-head at rear. Flemish bond brick with painted stone dressings; old plain-tile hipped roof; C19 brick internal stacks to left and right. L-plan with wing on right to rear. Queen Anne style. 2 storeys, basement and attic; 5 bays. Regular front has stone basement. Rusticated quoin strips, moulded string course and moulded and dentil cornices. 3 wood and iron 2-light casements have glazing bars. Ground floor has steps to entrance on left. Late C18 six-panelled door and fanlight with panelled reveals; stucco Tuscan doorcase of half columns and open pediment has paterae above capitals. 18-pane sashes have thick glazing bars and brick flat arches with moulded keystones interrupting string course; on first floor keystones abut cornice. Fifth bay has flush 6-panelled door at street level, with stucco panel above and flat arch with keystone. 2 box roof dormers have windows with glazing bars. INTERIOR largely unaltered and most of the original features intact. Hall has heavy moulded cornice, bolection moulded chimneypiece and arch to stairhall behind. Fine moulded-string dog-leg staircase with turned balusters, moulded handrail and square newels. Front parlour and chamber above have bolection panelling, moulded cornices and later C18 or early C19 marble chimneypieces. Panelled doors. (Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p77)

Listing NGR: SP3085297896

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 77

National Grid Reference: SP 30852 97896

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