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Description: Springfield House Hotel
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132828
OS Grid Reference: SO8967002452
OS Grid Coordinates: 389670, 202452
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7207, -2.1509
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SO 8802-8902 CHALFORD COWCOMBE HIL
13/34 Springfield House Hotel
(previously listed as Springfield
House, High Street)
Detached house, now hotel. 1838. Ashlar and coursed rubble
limestone; ashlar chimneys; Welsh slate roof. Two-storey;
smaller 2-storey rear range. Front: 3-window fenestration.
Central upper floor tripartite sash, outer lights with marginal
glazing bars; outer upper floor 12-pane sashes. Later Cl9 glazed
doors to ground floor, all windows with moulded architraves and
louvred shutters. Central round arched doorway and flanking round
arched windows with moulded architraves and imposts; 6-panel
reeded door with fanlight. Tetrastyle Ionic porch with flat roof.
Plain upper floor level band continued over slight central break
forward and plain corner pilasters; stucco eaves cornice. Low
hipped roof with projecting eaves. Sides: 2-window fenestration
as to front, south side in coursed rubble. Lower rear range with
12 and 16-pane sashes. Through passage has doorway at south end
with segmental arched head and jambs adapted from mid C17 doorway
with lozenges in spandrels, this presumably indicating an earlier
building on the site; 6-panel door and architraves are early C19.
Interior: fine hall with central round archway on paired detached
Ionic columns. Curved staircase beyond has decorative balusters
and fine plaster ceiling; high-level round arched stair sash with
marginal glazing bars. House recorded as 'newly erected' in 1838
for Handy and Jesse Davis, clothiers.
(N.M. Herbert, 'Bisley' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 4-40; and D.
Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)
Listing NGR: SO8967002452
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Source: English Heritage
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