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Campden House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7169 / 51°43'0"N

Longitude: -1.9696 / 1°58'10"W

OS Eastings: 402194

OS Northings: 202019

OS Grid: SP021020

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.6VZ

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.T33N

Plus Code: 9C3WP28J+Q4

Entry Name: Campden House

Listing Date: 14 June 1948

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187519

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365428

Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Cirencester

Built-Up Area: Cirencester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cirencester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


578-1/4/291 (North East side)
14/06/48 Nos.4 AND 6
Campden House


2 houses, now shops, offices and flat. Early C18, probably
with mid C17 origins, with late C18 alterations. Coursed
squared limestone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof; 3
stone ridge and left- and right-end stacks with tops rebuilt
in brick and render.
3 storeys, attic and cellar; 7-window range. First floor has
six 6/6-pane sashes and one blind window to extreme right in
moulded stone architraves with keyed lintels and moulded stone
cills. Second floor has three C19 2/2-pane sashes to left
(No.6), two early C18 3/9-pane sashes and 2 blind windows
painted in same pattern to right, all in moulded stone
architraves with moulded stone cills. Ground floor has two
6/6-pane sashes in moulded stone architraves with keyed
lintels and moulded stone cills to left (No.6), 3 sheets of
plate glass in similar architraves to right.
No.6 to left has moulded stone doorcase with reeded pilasters,
rosettes in spandrels of round-headed opening, frieze and
moulded cornice; 3-pane overlight and 6-panel door. No.4 to
right has 6-panel door now part-glazed with 3-pane overlight
in late C19 flat surround. 2 gabled dormers with 2-light
timber casements. Deep plinth has 3 openings to cellar, two to
left, one to right with C18 wrought-iron grating. Moulded
strings over ground and first floors.
INTERIORS: No.6 partially inspected; much altered C20. No.4
has early C18 panelling to right side wall of ground floor
front, now shop, with shell head niche to left of mid C19
marble fireplace with contemporary grate; fragmentary
panelling on opposite wall; windows have splayed reveals
inside with late C18/early C19 shutters, soffit panel and
other joinery; plastered beam with run-out stops with notches
and plaster leaf decoration (cf Dunstall House, The Old
Grammar School, Nos 9-17 Market Place (qv)) in ground floor
rear room.
Small C19 and C20 staircase from ground to first floor; early
C18 oak closed string staircase with turned balusters and
upstanding grip handrail from first to second floor.
First floor front right small triangular room has early C18
moulded stone fireplace with keyed lintel and early C19 grate,
remains of early C18 panelling in reveal of blocked window,
room formed by panel partitions with timber cornice, 6-panel
door to this and front left (not inspected). Second floor
front right has early C18 stone fireplace, chamfered beams
with run-out stops.

Listing NGR: SP0219402019

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

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