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A Grade II Listed Building in Fairford, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7021 / 51°42'7"N

Longitude: -1.7917 / 1°47'29"W

OS Eastings: 414494

OS Northings: 200388

OS Grid: SP144003

Mapcode National: GBR 4SP.9TH

Mapcode Global: VHB2T.WHP1

Plus Code: 9C3WP625+R8

Entry Name: Burdocks

Listing Date: 9 March 1982

Last Amended: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089980

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129753

Location: Fairford, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: 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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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/03/2016

SP 1400-1500


(Formerly listed as Claremont House, previously listed as 'Claremont' and 'Gateposts Claremont and Quadrant Entrance Wall')


Country house. 1911 by Sir E. Guy Dawber for J. Reade. Cotswold Queen Anne style. Local coursed and dressed stone with modillion eaves cornice, hipped stone slate roof, plain large stone stacks. L-shape, 2 storeys and attic. Main elevation to garden has 7 windows, 12-pane sashes with keystone and sloping voussoirs, with central three breaking forward under pediment with keyed oculus. Large central moulded stone doorway with dropped keystone, pulvinated frieze, and moulded cornice on consoles. Seven dormers with flat roofs and moulded wood cornices. Entrance front of 5 windows, central 3 set back. Central stone doorcase with Ionic columns, entablature and pediment, rusticated door surround with door of 8 fielded panels, lower 4 forming an X shape. Lower service wing to east, linked by wall with arched door to outbuildings (not included), and with single-storey extension ending at north east corner with small square pyramidal roofed pavilion. Coursed stone wall with clay ridge tile coping extends north from both sides of house with small break to west for garden and larger on east for yard, ending in small central quadrant to north with large square piers on moulded plinth, with moulded stone cornice and large ball finials with vermiculated bands. Wall approximately 2.8m high, piers nearly 4m high. The house is set in formal grounds with yew hedges and fountains and is a good example of early C20 taste.
(Architectural Review, 1923)

Listing NGR: SP1449400388

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