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Description: The Fiery Beacon
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133347
OS Grid Reference: SO8663709737
OS Grid Coordinates: 386637, 209737
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7861, -2.1951
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PAINSWICK NEW STREET
SO 8609-8709 (north west side)
The Fiery Beacon
House in row, with art gallery. Mid Cl9 front, but C18 work behind. Limestone
ashlar, slate roof. At narrow frontage set gable to street, in a Tudor Gothic
front to an earlier body: steep gable drops to short haunches. One window width
in 4 storeys; to ground and first floors a wide, square bay with battlements,
central recessed glazed door in 4-centred opening flanked by single pointed
lights all to square head, with small buttresses in 2 offsets at corners, above
this a 4-light stone mullioned casement, pointed heads under square opening to
moulding below battlements, and single light returns. At second floor a
2-light, and in gable single light Tudor windows set to stopped hood moulds. At
the back of the building a bull's-eye opening above a 12-pane C18 sash. To the
right a large square stack. A very attractive little composition acting as a
foil to the grand Beacon House (qv) adjoining.
Listing NGR: SO8663509735
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Source: English Heritage
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