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Description: Claydon House
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 128974
OS Grid Reference: SP1930100049
OS Grid Coordinates: 419301, 200049
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6989, -1.7221
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SP 10 SE LECHLADE A417
5/129 Claydon House
Large country house, divided into 3 occupancies. Original house of
C17 built by Robert Bathurst, enlarged by owner, G.A. Robbins, in
mid/late C19, and in 1897 by F.W. Waller, encasing the west front.
Incised render with stone plinth, slate roof with embattled
parapet and all verges coped with kneelers, scattered stone ridge
stacks, some with diagonally set paired ashlar flues with moulded
cornices. Large block with 3 parallel ranges of different sizes
and long rear cross range, forming a loose U-shape but with inner
well mostly filled in with small buildings. Mostly 2 storeys and
attic. South front has 3 cross gables each with 3-light stone
mullion with square hoodmould. Three similar 4-light on first
floor with coat of arms above central one. Ground floor has large
square projecting porch with embattled parapet, central moulded
stone Tudor-arch doorway with square hoodmould and carved
spandrels. Flanking small single arched lights with square
hoodmoulds. Similar 2-light on both returns. Canted 2-storey bay
on west side of this facade and single storey bay on east side,
both with embattled parapet. Plain stone-framed sashes above bay
on east. Range behind to east has deep projecting section to
east. West front has mostly 2-light stone mullion and transoms,
and some timber framing with brick infill to rear. Rear cross
range in rubble stone of C17, single storey and attic with
skylights and partially artificial stone slate roof, with altered
scattered fenestration mostly with timber lintels. Interior not
accessible. (VCH, Glos. Vol VII.)
Listing NGR: SP1930100049
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Source: English Heritage
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