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Downington House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lechlade-on-Thames, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6952 / 51°41'42"N

Longitude: -1.7005 / 1°42'1"W

OS Eastings: 420798

OS Northings: 199645

OS Grid: SU207996

Mapcode National: GBR 4ST.NWY

Mapcode Global: VHC0B.GNWB

Entry Name: Downington House

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129008

Location: Lechlade, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Lechlade

Built-Up Area: Lechlade-on-Thames

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Lechlade St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(south side)

9/163 Downington House


Detached house. Early C18, with later extensions to rear probably
of C19. Coursed rubble stone with parapet, hipped stone slate
roof in 2 main sections, 2 large brick stacks. Squarish range,
mostly 2 storeys. Main front to north-east. Three bays to right
have very tall hipped roof with single hipped dormer facing south-
east, left-hand bay has separate lower hipped roof extending
backwards. Four windows, left-hand bay a 12-pane sash, 2 right-
hand bays 2-light stone mullion and transoms and bay to left of
centre with round stone arch and full length margin casements of
C19. Ground floor has 4-pane sash to left, two 2-light stone
mullion and transoms to right, all with continuous dripmould, and
stone doorcase left of centre with open pediment on consoles and
pilasters, painted out decorative radial fanlight and wide half-
glazed door with 2 lower recessed panels. In front of doorcase
and round-arched window is large square 2-storey porch and verandah
with swept lead roof in highly decorative woodwork, round-arched to
ground floor and straight-headed bays above.
Interior not accessible but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SU2079899645

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

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