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Latitude: 51.9207 / 51°55'14"N
Longitude: -1.7372 / 1°44'13"W
OS Eastings: 418169
OS Northings: 224713
OS Grid: SP181247
Mapcode National: GBR 4Q1.KMJ
Mapcode Global: VHB1P.TZZH
Entry Name: Nether Swell Manor and Gatepiers Attached to North East Corner
Listing Date: 16 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1221955
English Heritage Legacy ID: 413918
Location: Swell, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54
Civil Parish: Swell
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: The Swells
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SWELL FOSSEWAY (OFF)
SP 12 SE
6/132 Nether Swell Manor
and gatepiers attached
- to north east corner
Country house. 1903. 1906 and 1909 by E Guy Dawber for Sir John Scott. Uncoursed
rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings, Cotswold stone roofs with coped verges;
gables have cut finials. Irregular plan, free Jacobean style with irregular gables
and planes to south east. 2½ storeys. Entrance front roughly 10 bays, mullion
windows, transoms on ground floor, string on part of ground floor, drips over other
ground floor windows. The projecting left hand block of 1909 has a 1st floor oriel.
Angle bay link between left hand and centre blocks. Central block has ashlar fronted
porch with Doric arch, ashlar entry on ground floor, panelled door in C17 manner
and rusticated Doric to 1st floor with jewel frieze and open balustrade. 3 storey
crenellated tower links to right hand block at whose furtherest extremity is a pair
of large ball-capped gatepiers. The SW front forms a balanced composition with
two gables over 2-storey angled bays with shapwork parapets and mullion and transom
windows, slight central break with 3 diagonally-set chimney and on ground floor
a large niche with open pediment and stathe; bullseye lights in gables. Smaller
gables to rear; small courtyard with tile-hung and angled stair-turret in corner.
Interior: Early C17 style staircase; drawing room with Louis XVI decoration including
painted over-door panels; large room on ground floor of 1909 block with rich cornice
plasterwork by Marcel Boulenger. Architectural Review: Vol 19, Jan 19()6).
Listing NGR: SP1816924713
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