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Description: The Fields
Date Listed: 1 May 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 131399
OS Grid Reference: SO8583304806
OS Grid Coordinates: 385833, 204806
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7418, -2.2066
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1. CHURCH ROAD
(Formerly listed in Bowbridge Lane)
SO 8504 6/10 1.5.51.
Cl7 with early/mid C18 front. Ashlar. Modern pitched roof. 2 storeys. Modillion
eaves cornice and parapet. 5 ranges of double-hung sash windows, with glazing
bars, moulded architraves and keystones. Door with fanlight and moulded stone
architrave. Cl9 porch with 2 Ionic columns, dentilled cornice and pediment.
Flanking this are Cl9 oblong bays replacing original ground floor windows. 3
modern attic dormers, replacing ones with alternate triangular and segmental
pediments. Rear has mullioned windows with hoodmoulds.
Interior. Staircase contemporary; panelled to dado height; dado ramped to
principal muntins which are fluted Corinthian pilasters; turned balusters; columnar
newels. Main ground floor room wainscotted throughout; modillioned and dentilled
cornice. Chimneypiece has overmantel with shouldered architrave and very elaborate
acanthus carved scrolls; flanked by giant fluted Corinthian pilasters taking
full entablature. 1 lst floor room wainscotted throughout. Fireplace with fluted
keystone; overmantel; fluted Roman Doric pilasters with full entablature, including
triglyphs and guttae. Back room on ground floor has 2 ogee-headed recesses,
[The Fields forms a group with Mulbery Cottage and No 6fi Bowbridgve Lane.
Listing NGR: SO8583304806
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Source: English Heritage
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