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Description: Belvedere House
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132869
OS Grid Reference: SO8903402424
OS Grid Coordinates: 389034, 202424
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7204, -2.1601
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SO 8802-8902 CHALFORD LONDON ROAD
(off south side)
13/75 Belvedere House
Former mill owner's house, in process of conversion to flats at
time of survey (September 1986). Early C18, enlarged and
remodelled c1789. Ashlar and coursed rubble limestone; rebuilt
ashlar chimneys; artificial slate roof. Double pile plan; 3-
storey with attic. East front: 5-window fenestration 12-pane
sashes to ground and middle floors, 9-pane to upper floor, all in
plain openings. Central doorway with round arched opening; Ionic
portico porch with dated tympanum. String course at head-level of
ground floor windows. Moulded modillion cornice with plain
parapet. Rebuilt hipped roof with two C20 flush rooflights. West
front: largely as east but with C20 altered doorway with keyed
round arched opening and cornice. North side: central break-line
in masonry with blocked earlier 2-window fenestration to left -
recorded as being cross-windows. Two doorways with stone lintels.
Further range of windows to right. Parapet-mounted chimney to each
Interior completely altered during current work.
(N.M. Herbert, 'Bisley' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 4-40)
Listing NGR: SO8903402424
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Source: English Heritage
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