Bakers / Morgan Hall

29 Apr 2006
Bakers, Fairford, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7 4AU
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Morgan Hall, East End, Fairford, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7 4AU
Morgan Hall, London Road, Fairford, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7 4AU
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SP 1401-1501 FAIRFORD LONDON ROAD (south side) East End

13/171 Morgan Hall (formerly included in East End) 4.6.52 II

Large detached house set back from road. Late C16 (recorded as Bakers in 1590), refaced in C18 and enlarged to east. Rubble stone, faced in roughcast to north west, and in render on late C18 wing, with raised alternating quoins, hipped stone slate roof both ranges, large ashlar stacks. Long E-shape range of 2 storeys and attic, with single C18 wing on north east end of 2 storeys. West front has 2-light C18 casements in moulded stone architraves, to both floors along whole of west side, occasionally with timber lintel and no architrave. Stone doorcase in northernmost arm of E with pilasters, plain frieze, and moulded cornice, and recessed 6- panel door, 4 fielded, lower 2 flush, in 2 leaves, with sundial over. Southernmost arm appears to have been altered or is possibly later. East side of original range has similar casement fenestration, 4 windows, some 3-light, and 3 hipped dormers. C18 range on plinth has 4 large 12-pane sashes in moulded architraves matching earlier ones, 3 on ground floor with door in bay 2 from left formed by adding solid piece of wood to lower sash. Internal shutters remain and some panelling in this wing, panelling also intact in ground floor room in north west corner of original range.

Interior otherwise inaccessible. Reputed to have been a Cromwellian stronghold during the Civil War.

Listing NGR: SP1579701050


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1656 IOE Records taken by Anthony Rau; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Anthony Rau. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Rau, Anthony

Rights Holder: Rau, Anthony


Render, Roughcast, Rubble, Stone, Tudor Detached House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, House, Domestic, Dwelling