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Description: Beech Close and Attached Outbuildings
Date Listed: 1 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 241773
OS Grid Reference: SK7211242894
OS Grid Coordinates: 472112, 342894
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9786, -0.9275
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CAR COLSTON LARGE GREEN
SK 74 SW
(north east side)
Beech Close and
1.12.65 attached outbuild-
Country house. 1718. Alterations and additions early and late
C19 and 1908. Brick, with plain tile roofs. Ashlar dressings.
Chamfered rubble plinth, moulded first floor band, moulded eaves,
rusticated quoins, 2 coped gables with kneelers. 2 gable and 3
ridge stacks. 2 storeys plus attics, 6 bays. Double depth. L-
plan. Windows are mainly C19 glazing bar sashes with keystoned
rubbed brick heads. Main west front has 3 ashlar steps to off-
centre keystoned doorcase and restored timber shell hood. Double
leaf half-glazed door. Flanked by 3 sashes. Beyond, to right,
canted 2 storey bay window with 3 sashes. Above, 5 sashes plus 3
sashes in bay window. Above again, 4 hipped tiled dormers with
Yorkshire sashes. South end has, to left, C20 French window. To
right, projecting gable with 2 storey parapeted bow window with 3
sashes flanked by single glazed doors. Above, to left, mullioned
casement and to right, 5 sashes. Above again, corniced panel
with Arms, inscribed 'F.T.P. 1908'. Return angle to west has
glazed door and above, a sash. Beyond, to right, late C19
outbuildings, gabled and lean-to, 2 storeys, 3 bays, pantile
roofs. Rear elevation has, above, casement with segmental head
and to its right, round headed stair light with Gothick tracery.
North side has to left late C19 additions with sashes and
casements with segmental heads. To right, in return angle, C20
flat roofed porch with timber Doric columns to doorcase. C18
gable to right again, partly rendered, has tiny casement and
above, datestone inscribed with illegible initials and '1718'.
Interior, altered early C19, has winder stair with landing,
square newels and alternate twist and vase and stem balusters.
Panelled drawing room has chair rail and cornice. Adam style
moulded timber fireplace. Parlour has chamfered span beam with
stops. Early C19 Adam style basket grate with plain surround,
flanked by single fitted cupboards. Dining room has early C19
pine fireplace with silver Adam ornament. Several small C19 hob
grates. C18 plank door and several C18 fielded panel doors.
Listing NGR: SK7211242894
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Source: English Heritage
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