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Batsford Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Batsford, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0012 / 52°0'4"N

Longitude: -1.7315 / 1°43'53"W

OS Eastings: 418525

OS Northings: 233670

OS Grid: SP185336

Mapcode National: GBR 4P3.F1R

Mapcode Global: VHB19.XYYS

Entry Name: Batsford Park

Listing Date: 25 August 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089576

English Heritage Legacy ID: 128632

Location: Batsford, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL56

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Batsford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Moreton-in-Marsh St David

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 13 SE BATSFORD
4/1 Batsford Park
Batsford Estate
25.8.60
II*

Manor House. 1888-92 by Sir Ernest George and Peto, for Lord Redesdale. Ashlar~ concrete tile roof with limestone gable coping and stack. Plan: main body with two wings projecting forward right and left. Stone polygonal stair turret from left wall~ 2- storey central gabled porch. Service wing set back from facade on left. Cotswold Elizabethan style. 3-storey main body; wings 3 storeys and attic. Buttresses to main body and wings. 1:8:2 windowed. All stone ovolo-moulded casements. Third floor windows to main body and left wall of right wing all 3-light windows with stilted heads. Hall on left of the main body lit by tall 2-light mullioned and transomed windows with stilted heads, similar lights in left wall of right wing. Other windows 2, 3 and 4-light with mullions and transoms. String courses above and below third floor windows of main body, another over tall windows to central hall. Decorative rainwater heads dated 1889. Gabled central porch with lion finial at apex and eroded finials at eaves. Large heraldic shield over panelled round-headed porch door in moulded surround with Tudor Rose decoration. Saddleback coping and hollow pointed finials at eaves. Numerous multi-angular stacks with moulded caps and skirtings. Bell with ogee arched metal canopy over, attached to axial stack on left wing of main body. 4-storey service wing left of similar style to main body with 1 and 2 storey outbuildings far left.
Interior: Large central hall open to first floor with stone balustrade to stairs and gallery and heraldic glass in windows: ballroom in right wing with enclosed wooden corner stairs ornate stone fireplaces in all major rooms. King Edward VII stayed here. (Building News (1899) and Country Life 1903.)


Listing NGR: SP1852533670

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