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Bafford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VVWJV+6C

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

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


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
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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