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Old Swan House, Wall, Railings and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Rissington, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8565 / 51°51'23"N

Longitude: -1.712 / 1°42'43"W

OS Eastings: 419932

OS Northings: 217580

OS Grid: SP199175

Mapcode National: GBR 4QW.D10

Mapcode Global: VHBZK.8LSP

Entry Name: Old Swan House, Wall, Railings and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 25 August 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090307

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130916

Location: Great Rissington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Great Rissington

Built-Up Area: Great Rissington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Great Rissington St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

GREAT RISSINGTON LEASOW LANE
SP 1917-2017
9/183 Old Swan House,
wall, railings and gate piers
25.8.60
GV II
Former inn, now house at the end of a row. Mid-late C18 with later
extension. Ashlar facade, otherwise coursed roughly squared and
dressed limestone. Stone slate roof. Stumps of ashlar stacks
rebuilt C20 in small blocks of reconstructed stone. Rectangular
plan with a single bay extension at the right gable. Later
extensions rear left. C20 extension rear left not of special
interest. Two storeys, symmetrical, 3-windowed facade lit by 2 and
3-light hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned casements. Band between
floors. Central C19 four-panelled door (with the upper 2 panels
glazed) within a flat-chamfered surround. Gabled open-sided porch
with fluted columns on low pedestals at the front. Pointed finial
at the apex of the porch gable. 1 1/2 storey extension breaks
forwards slightly at the right gable end. Large 3-light metal
casement with transoms to the ground floor. Blocked doorway with a
timber lintel to the left. Rendered 2-light dormer with horizontal
glazing bars to the upper floor. Two-light hollow-chamfered stone
mullioned casement to the left-hand return (possibly reused).
Saddleback coping and kneeler at the gable ends of the main body
(continued down where the later extension projects forwards).
Moulded stone eaves cornice continued around the left gable end.
Gable-end stacks to the main body. Interior not inspected.
Ashlar stone wall across front of and linked to the main body. Low
wall up to 1m in height with a simple cast iron railing at the top.
Pair of ashlar piers with moulded cappings and ball finials at the
centre.

Listing NGR: SP1993217580

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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