Description: Chestnut Close
Date Listed: 19 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 251757
OS Grid Reference: SP2967917935
OS Grid Coordinates: 429679, 217935
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8592, -1.5704
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SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD ASCOTT ROAD
SP 21 NE
- Chestnut Close
Small country house. Dated "H/SF/1913". Coursed rubble with freestone quoins and
dressings, Cotswold stone roofs, coped verges with cut finials. Roughly H-plan,
Cotswold style with mullion windows, drips and leaded casesments. Large grouped
ashlar stacks; central gable with cut finial and short sections of crenellated
parapet. Two storeys and attics, symmetrical fenestration basically 1:3:1 bays.
Three single-lights on first floor to projecting side gables over one 3-light window
on ground floor. Centre part has 2-light windows and central gable with ashlar
canted first floor oriel and lozenge datestone. Below is Tudor arch moulded doorway
with battered door and beaten brass Art Nouveau style handle inside and stone
bracketed open pediment hood which supports the oriel. Dated lead rainwater heads.
Regular first floor flower balconies of inferior design. The south front is more
Cotswold manor house-like with 3 gables, centre recess, mullion windows of 2, 3 and
4-lights, angled bays to outer gables.
Listing NGR: SP2967917935
Source: English Heritage
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