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Fairways The Grosvenor Hotel, Stockbridge

Description: Fairways The Grosvenor Hotel

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 May 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 140383

OS Grid Reference: SU3560035123
OS Grid Coordinates: 435600, 135123
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1143, -1.4928

Location: High Street, Stockbridge, Hampshire SO20 6EU

Locality: Stockbridge
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO20 6EU

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Listing Text

(north side)

15/21 Fairways and
29.5.57 The Grosvenor Hotel


Hotel and attached cottage. Early C19 hotel with mid C19 addition and late
C18 cottage. Yellow brick hotel with red brick additions, 1st floor tilehung
addition, slate roof, cottage colourwashed brick, old plain tile roof. Tall
3 storey, 5 bay with projecting porch, to right 3 bay, 2 storey addition, and
to left lower 2 storey 3 bay cottage linked by single storey bay. Plinth
with stone offset. Central portico forming porte cochere having rounded front,
with 4 stone Doric columns on stone plinths (linking pairs of columns),
entablature with triglyphs and moulded wooden cornice with modillions, support-
ing room over which has 3 bowed sashes, 12-pane each side and 16-pane in centre,
and moulded cornice and flat roof. Under half-glazed 8-panel double door and
radiating fanlight with cornice over supported on pairs of fluted strip pilasters
with side lights between. Slightly projecting end bays with 2 storey arched
recess. In each bay mid C19 tripartite sash under rubbed brick arch. On 1st
floor tall 12-pane sash with rubbed brick arch. On 2nd floor 5 wide 6-pane sashes.
Wide flat eaves with paired brackets and brackets on corners. Roof hipped with
stacks on hips and each side of centre 3 bays. To right mid C19 Market Room
with plinth with stone offset, and recesses to end bays with stone arches. In
left bay 12-pane sash with stone arch and in centre double glazed doors with
stone lintels carved with 'Market Room'. On 1st floor 5 12-pane sashes and
bands of fish-scale tiles. Roof hipped to right with stack on end of ridge
and stacks on front of roof between bays. To left cottage has central door
with segmental head and to left 2-light casement and C19 canted bay and to right
3-light segmental head casement. On 1st floor 3-light casement with blind
opening in centre. Toothed eaves to hipped roof with central stack, 15-pane
sash in link bay. Tom Cannon, famous jockey, owner and trainer of race horses,
lived here.

Listing NGR: SU3560335126

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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