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Old Quarries

A Grade II Listed Building in Avening, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6824 / 51°40'56"N

Longitude: -2.1737 / 2°10'25"W

OS Eastings: 388085

OS Northings: 198198

OS Grid: ST880981

Mapcode National: GBR 1ND.H85

Mapcode Global: VH955.8ZP4

Entry Name: Old Quarries

Listing Date: 6 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088861

English Heritage Legacy ID: 128282

Location: Avening, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL8

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Avening

Built-Up Area: Avening

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Avening Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


3/6 Old Quarries



Large detached house, now home for mentally handicapped. Early
C19. Rendered, hipped slate roof with parapet. Square. 2 storeys.
Entrance front to west has 3 windows, 12-pane sashes, with central
one larger. Ground floor has central porch with cornice and
blocking course, and keystone, with double inside doors half-glazed
with decorative tracery. Flanking round windows. Garden front to
south has large central canted bay on ground floor with full height
sashes. First floor has three 12-pane sashes.
Interior: much original joinery. Main entrance hall retains
cantilevered stone staircase with swept wooden handrail and wrought
iron balustrade of acanthus leaf design. Oval skylight over

Listing NGR: ST8808598198

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

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