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Colston House, Fairford

Description: Colston House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 129748

OS Grid Reference: SP1523401056
OS Grid Coordinates: 415234, 201056
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7080, -1.7809

Location: 10 High Street, Fairford, Gloucestershire GL7 4AB

Locality: Fairford
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 4AB

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Listing Text

(east side)

13/191 Colston House


House in row. Mid/late C18. Ashlar front, with chamfered
rustication on ground floor, on plinth, with rubble stone to
remainder, tile roof behind large pediment across whole width with
moulded modillion cornice and small lunette in centre. Single
range, 3 storeys and attic. Three windows, 6-pane sashes to second
floor, 12-pane to first floor with continuous sill band. Plat band
below. Ground floor has 2 plate glass sashes and door to right of
4 panels, top 2 glazed, lower 2 fielded, with decorative margin
glazed transom light, each opening with large chamfered keystone
and flanking single voussoirs. Cornice continues on both returns.
Interior has exposed ancient coffin lid as part of party wall with
Acacia House (q.v.) on first floor. King post roof exposed on
linked attic and second floors.

Listing NGR: SP1523401056

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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