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Swan Hotel

Picture source: Hania Franek


The Swan was situated on Stanbrook Road. This grade-II listed building has been converted to residential use.
Listed building details:
Hotel. C18 with extensive later additions and alterations. Painted render and painted brick with red brick additions. Plain-tile and slate gabled and hipped roofs with parapets. Brick projecting gable-end stack with various scattered brick stacks on later wings. L-shaped plan with extensive additions to rear and side.
Exterior: 2 storeys. South front has to left a large projecting 2-storey rendered bow, fitted with 5-light wood mullioned windows under conical slate roof with modillioned curved cornice. Wing to right with three 6/6 sashes with cambered lintels at first floor and 2 ground floor Venetian sash windows (no glazing bars), and with parapet eaves. Rear of front wing: twin gabled range with gable to the right with painted timber framing of lapped raking struts forming diagonal pattern.  Extension wings to right with three 8/8 sashes with cambered heads in walls with dentil course eaves. Ground-floor areas covered by C20 flat-roofed extensions. Additional brick wing to left with parapet and 2-storey projecting C19 brick bow window with 3 curved 8/1 sashes to each floor. To right is recessed doorway with sash above. Left return side of brick wing is 2-window range of 8/8 sashes except for a 2/2 sash to left of first floor. Projecting brick chimney to right. Large late C19 2-storey and attic wing to set back to left with slate roof. C19 service wing and C20 additions to the rear.
Interor: covered with C20 linings.

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Picture source: Hania Franek