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Skaiteshill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chalford, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.721 / 51°43'15"N

Longitude: -2.1639 / 2°9'50"W

OS Eastings: 388773

OS Northings: 202486

OS Grid: SO887024

Mapcode National: GBR 1N0.5Q7

Mapcode Global: VH955.F0WJ

Entry Name: Skaiteshill House

Listing Date: 28 June 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132888

Location: Chalford, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Chalford

Built-Up Area: Chalford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Chalford Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

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13/94 Skaiteshill House



Detached house. c1805 possibly by Thomas Baldwin of Bath for
Charles Ballinger. Ashlar and coursed rubble limestone; ashlar
chimneys; Welsh slate roof. Three-storey central stair hall plan;
2-storey with attic rear wing, probably incorporating earlier small
house. South front: fenestration 1:1:1. Central windows to
middle and upper floor both tripartite sashes with fluted square
columns and paterae. Otherwise sashes in plain openings, 12-pane
to ground and middle floor, 6-pane to upper floor. Central doorway
with detached columns and fluted capitals, panelled entablature
projecting forward. Round arched door opening with double glazed
doors and decorative fanlight. Plain plinth and upper floor level
bands. Modillion cornice with low parapet. Sides: 2-window sash
fenestration as to front. East-facing rear wing has mixed sash
fenestration in segmental arched surrounds. Doorway with flat hood
on brackets and 6-panel fielded door. Single eaves-mounted
Interior: entrance hall separated from staircase by arcade with
detached columns and fine opposed doorcases to principal rooms.
Curved staircase with stick balusters and swept handrail lit by
oval lantern. One room has unusual corner pilasters and recent
hand-painted wallpaper. Coach house to north east (q.v.), garden
wall with steps and sundial to west (q.v.) and entrance gateway
(q.v.) all in landscaped gardens.
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: SO8877302486

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