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Description: Bridgend House
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132046
OS Grid Reference: SO8026804587
OS Grid Coordinates: 380268, 204587
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7396, -2.2872
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SO 8004 NW STONEHOUSE DOWNTON ROAD
8/170 Bridgend House
Former large detached house, now 3 houses. Dated W C 1691; mid-
late C18 alterations; mid-late C19 service wing and yard. Random
rubble limestone, all roughcast rendered; red brick; ashlar
chimneys; stone slate and concrete plain tile roofs. Two-storey
with attic; T-plan with single-storey service courtyard. West
front: symmetrical with 2 gables, 9-window sash fenestration, all
12-pane with plain architraves, outer 2 sashes in C18 additions at
either end of front with moulded stone parapets, alternating
chamfered stone quoins, and plain upper floor brick band with
brickwork below. In gables, 2-light chamfered mullioned attic
casements with hoodmoulds and lozenge decorated oval windows in
apex above. Central doorway with moulded architrave, now blocked.
T-plan ridge-mounted ashlar chimney with moulded cap. Late C19
brick service wing to left with cambered arched casements. South
side: end of C18 addition to front range projects forward of gable
end to left with upper floor room supported on stone Tuscan
columns, iron posts between, attached screen wall providing further
extension of front; single 12-pane sash to upper floor. Ground
floor sash to right of C18 addition; 2-light mullioned casement
above and (partially blocked) to attic, both with hoodmoulds.
Single-window fenestration below east-facing gable: blocked sash
opening to ground floor, 2-light to upper floor and blocked 2-light
in gable with oval above having initials W C. Further upper floor
2-light right with late C18 doorway below. South side of east wing
has 2 attic gables, that to left with 2-light mullioned casements
and oval dated 1691; that to right being smaller with 2-light
recessed cavetto mullioned attic casement, oval over; sash to
upper floor, 2 casements below with mullions removed. East end:
gabled with 4-light casement having hoodmould to ground floor with
12-pane sash over and 2-light casement to attic. Service courtyard
adjoins to right. North side: 2 gables, left with projecting
chimney has rebuilt shaft. Sashes with thick glazing bars to
right; 2 light chamfered mullioned casement to ground floor.
Interior: large quantity of fielded panelling throughout house;
shutters to sashes. Original timber spiral stair removed to
Painswick. Extended collar roof construction. Built for William
Clutterbuck, a member of the numerous clothier's family.
(Illustrated in J.H.A. Anderson, Stonehouse: a Pot-Pourri of the
Past in Pictures, n.d; and N.M. Herbert, 'Stonehouse' in V.C.H.
Glos. x, 1972, pp 267-289)
Listing NGR: SO8026804587
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Source: English Heritage
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