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Description: Church House, with Gatepiers, Gate and Railings
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 128995
OS Grid Reference: SU2154799464
OS Grid Coordinates: 421547, 199464
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6935, -1.6897
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SU 2199 LECHLADE CHURCH WALK
10/150 Church House, with gatepiers,
gate and railings to north
Large town house. Core probably of late C17, refronted and
enlarged early C18. Rubble stone with alternating chamfered
quoins, hipped stone slate roof with moulded wood eaves cornice, 4
tall stone external stacks to main range with single ashlar flues
with moulded cornices. Main central square range of 2 storeys and
attic with flanking wings built post World War 1 in similar
materials. Three windows to north entrance front, 12-pane sashes
with timber lintels. Two similar on ground floor with central
moulded stone square doorcase with large flat wooden hood on
brackets and door of 2 large recessed panels. Two gabled dormers
with projecting wooden cornices and paired 6-pane wooden casements.
Twelve-pane sash to left of back door on south side has original
glazing bars, door has flat wooden hood on scrolled brackets.
Interior not accessible but likely to be of interest. Gatepiers
to north of ashlar on moulded plinth, with indented corners, plain
frieze, wide moulded cornice and large stone ball finial on 3-step
base, about 3m total height. Wrought iron gate between and
matching railings to each side on coped coursed rubble stone wall,
probably of late C19 or early C20. At the back of the house is a
large rectangular fish pond with sloping banks probably the remains
of a formal garden of C18, and to the south east of the house the
remains of one of the village wharves, originally open to the
Thames, excavated and partly re-walled in late C20.
Listing NGR: SU2154799464
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Source: English Heritage
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