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Fairford House and Balustrade to Front

A Grade II Listed Building in Fairford, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7086 / 51°42'30"N

Longitude: -1.7821 / 1°46'55"W

OS Eastings: 415154

OS Northings: 201114

OS Grid: SP151011

Mapcode National: GBR 4SJ.SBN

Mapcode Global: VHB2V.2B71

Entry Name: Fairford House and Balustrade to Front

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Last Amended: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089978

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129750

Location: Fairford, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Fairford

Built-Up Area: Fairford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: South Cotswold Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(north side)

13/193 Fairford House and balustrade
to front
6.52 (formerly included in High Street
as 'Fairford House')


Detached house and forecourt balustrade. Probably mid C18, on site
of house of Tame family, builders of adjacent church in late
C15/early C16. Ashlar front on coursed rubble stone, hipped stone
slate roof with parapet and moulded modillion cornice, stone stacks
with offset and moulded cornice. Double range of 2 storeys with
attics to sides. Five windows, 12-pane sashes with central 3
projecting under wide shallow pediment with modillions. Plat band
below. Ground floor has 4 similar windows and central stone
doorcase with open pediment and row of small dentils, pilasters
with fluted capitals and guttae. Round-headed soffit with
decorative radial fanlight and recessed 6-panel door, 4 recessed,
lower 2 flush. Parapet and cornice continue on returns of front
range. Left hand return has single storey C19 square bay. Rear
range has C19 alterations, including matching parapet and cornice.
In front of house, stone balustrade forms a square forecourt.
Moulded stone balusters with flat coping and panelled square piers
approximately at 2.5m intervals, with openings to centre front and
to each side.

Listing NGR: SP1515401114

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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