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Bledisloe, Coates

Description: Bledisloe

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 129300

OS Grid Reference: SO9841200778
OS Grid Coordinates: 398412, 200778
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7057, -2.0244

Location: Coates, Gloucestershire GL7 6NN

Locality: Coates
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 6NN

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Listing Text

SO 90 SE
2/8 Bledisloe
(formerly listed as Bledisloe
Former large country house, now private business concern.
Originally an C18 house enlarged c1919-25 by the re-erection of
most of Hams Hall (from near Birmingham), during which period
Ernest Barnsley worked on the house. Ashlar-faced on plinth,
hipped slate roofs, scattered ashlar stacks with moulded cornices,
moulded stone dentil course and parapet. Large range in rough U-
shape, mostly 2 storeys. Main front to south west has 7 windows,
12-pane sashes in moulded stone frames, the centre three under a
triangular pediment with cornice breaking forward and framed by 4
giant attached Ionic columns on tall pedestals and bases. Ground
floor has two 12-pane sashes on each side of central motif, with
moulded stone architraves, pulvinated frieze and straight cornice.
Twelve-pane sashes flanking central door each have triangular
pediment in place of straight cornice. Door of 10 fielded panels
has moulded stone architrave, reeded pulvinated frieze and
triangular pediment. Across front of central motif is deep
platform with 3 steps up. Secondary front to south east has large
2-storey canted bays at each end with cornice and blocking course
below main dentil cornice. Small 16-pane sash to each face on
first floor of bays, large 12-pane on ground floor. Central door
with triangular pediment, reeded frieze and decorative flat
consoles, flanked by 12-pane sashes.
Interior retains some original fireplaces and fine stick baluster
stair in main hall.

Listing NGR: SO9841200778

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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