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Pineapple Spa spa Cottages

A Grade II* Listed Building in Swell, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9298 / 51°55'47"N

Longitude: -1.7406 / 1°44'26"W

OS Eastings: 417931

OS Northings: 225729

OS Grid: SP179257

Mapcode National: GBR 4PV.YKW

Mapcode Global: VHB1P.SR5H

Entry Name: Pineapple Spa spa Cottages

Listing Date: 25 August 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129991

Location: Swell, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Swell

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: The Swells

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SWELL B 4068 (LOWER SWELL)
SP 1/25
(NW Side)
7/106
Pineapple Spa and
25.8.60 Nos 1, 2 & 3 Spa
Cottages
-

GV II*

Cottages and former Spa (converted to cottage) c.1807. Coursed rubble with
ashlar quoins and dressings, the former Spa Pump Room is in ashlar; Cotswold
stone roofs, coped verges, ashlar chimneys; No 3 stepped down hill. The main
part, Nos 1 and 2, has an ashlar central feature in the Hindu (Sezincote)
style; 1½ storeys, panelled flanking pilasters, panelled and enriched parapet:
2 dormers with concave gables and finials and with glazing bar sash window;
2 diamond-pane windows on ground floor with ogee-headed double surround capped
by anthemion finials; central doorway with panelled pilasters, concave sided
panel over and an extraordinary stone segmental hood capped by a pineapple
finial; (20 half glazed door with diamond glazing). The flanking cottages
(Nos 1 and 2) are 2 storeyed and have raised surrounds to openings; central
paired windows with lobed heads and diamond lattice casements, outer ledged
doors; No 1 has 2-light stone mullioned attic window in gable. No 3 is plainer:
2 storeys, 3 windows. 2-light leaded casements with raised surrounds; central
doorway over which is a keyed bullseye inscribed "Carbonated Chalbyate Discovered
1807". The back of the Spa Cottage (Pineapple Spa) has reverse quadrant walls
forming a later skullery; inside is a vaulted cellar over the spring; the
main room has a tall arch with rusticated outer jambs - presumably this
entry was once open.

Listing NGR: SP1793125729

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