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Bafford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8806 / 51°52'50"N

Longitude: -2.0564 / 2°3'22"W

OS Eastings: 396215

OS Northings: 220229

OS Grid: SO962202

Mapcode National: GBR 2MK.2XT

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.9ZQP

Entry Name: Bafford House

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474047

Location: Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Civil Parish: Charlton Kings

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Charlton Kings St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHARLTON KINGS

SO9620SW NEWCOURT ROAD
630-1/36/103 (South West side)
14/12/83 Bafford House

GV II

Villa, now residential home for the elderly. 1826 with later
additions and alterations. Bath stone ashlar front on
sandstone basement, concealed slate roof, end stacks with
cornices.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement at right, with 3 bays, the
outer bays break forward, with 5 first-floor windows arranged
1:3:1. Plinth. Full-height Ionic pilasters to outer bays,
Tuscan to centre bay. Flight of renewed steps with original
surrounds to central entrance porch with 2 pairs of Ionic
columns, frieze, cornice and blocking course. Within a
6-fielded-panel door with overlight. Mainly 6/6 sashes, those
to ground floor are taller, all in tooled architraves, those
to ground floor have cornices, that to first-floor, centre an
8/8 sash has cornice on consoles. Pilasters to first bay of
right return, blind openings.
INTERIOR: lobby has 2 niches, double panelled doors with
overlight with glazing bars, in panelled reveals. Main hall:
fluted Tuscan pilasters with embellished cornices. Sweeping
staircase has cast- and wrought-iron balusters; round-arched
staircase window and 2 niches. 6-panel doors have
fielded-panel reveals, tooled architraves and cornices.
Lounge: (now divided) cornice and ceiling frieze with
honeysuckle and scroll motifs; moulded pelmets. Shutters. Some
false ceilings reputed to cover original cornices.
(The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale
and The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 121; Paget M (ed),
Charlton Kings Local History Society: A History of Charlton
Kings: Gloucester: 1988-: 73).


Listing NGR: SO9621520229

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