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Fairford House and Balustrade to Front, Fairford

Description: Fairford House and Balustrade to Front

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 129750

OS Grid Reference: SP1515401114
OS Grid Coordinates: 415154, 201114
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7086, -1.7821

Location: 6 High Street, Fairford GL7 4AB

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

13/193 Fairford House and balustrade
to front
6.52 (formerly included in High Street
as 'Fairford House')


Detached house and forecourt balustrade. Probably mid C18, on site
of house of Tame family, builders of adjacent church in late
C15/early C16. Ashlar front on coursed rubble stone, hipped stone
slate roof with parapet and moulded modillion cornice, stone stacks
with offset and moulded cornice. Double range of 2 storeys with
attics to sides. Five windows, 12-pane sashes with central 3
projecting under wide shallow pediment with modillions. Plat band
below. Ground floor has 4 similar windows and central stone
doorcase with open pediment and row of small dentils, pilasters
with fluted capitals and guttae. Round-headed soffit with
decorative radial fanlight and recessed 6-panel door, 4 recessed,
lower 2 flush. Parapet and cornice continue on returns of front
range. Left hand return has single storey C19 square bay. Rear
range has C19 alterations, including matching parapet and cornice.
In front of house, stone balustrade forms a square forecourt.
Moulded stone balusters with flat coping and panelled square piers
approximately at 2.5m intervals, with openings to centre front and
to each side.

Listing NGR: SP1515401114

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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