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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1303139


SPA COTTAGES, 1,2 AND 3, B4068

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Swell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Aug-1960

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 129991

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


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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National Grid Reference: SP1793125729


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