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The Fields, Stroud

Description: The Fields

Grade: II*
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

Location: 2 Bowbridge Lane, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 2JR

Locality: Stroud
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL5 2JR

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Listing Text


(East Side)
The Fields
(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,
formerly windows.
[The Fields forms a group with Mulbery Cottage and No 6fi Bowbridgve Lane.

Listing NGR: SO8583304806

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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