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Summerhouse at Alkerton Grange

A Grade II* Listed Building in Eastington, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7484 / 51°44'54"N

Longitude: -2.329 / 2°19'44"W

OS Eastings: 377382

OS Northings: 205570

OS Grid: SO773055

Mapcode National: GBR 0L3.60T

Mapcode Global: VH94W.LB31

Entry Name: Summerhouse at Alkerton Grange

Listing Date: 10 January 1955

Last Amended: 9 December 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090585

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132298

Location: Eastington, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Eastington

Built-Up Area: Eastington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Eastington St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 7705

Summerhouse at Alkerton Grange

(formerly listed with Alkerton Grange)



Small summerhouse or gazebo. Early C18. Brick with stone
dressings, roof not visible. Small square structure of basement
and raised ground floor. Baroque style, front has Ionic pilasters
to ground level, cut across by stone cornice marking change in
floors, and central doorcase with pilasters and broken segmental
pediment. Main cornice projects forward over end and door
pilasters. Central attic storey with parapet swept up on each side
and flanking decorative stone urns on front corners. Attic feature
has relief carved pilasters and broken segmental pediment with
large grotesque head in centre. Doorcase has half-glazed original
door, lower 2 panels fielded, and flanking 8-pane sashes with
splayed brick voussoirs, stone keystone and moulded stone
architrave. Similar 12-pane sashes to other 3 sides, blocked to
rear. Rear corners both have small ashlar flues but fireplace only
in right hand rear corner. Other corner contains shell niche
cupboard with original painted grotesques and classical ornament.
Interior contains very high quality oak panelling still unpainted.
Flight of 10 splayed moulded stone steps up to door, held by iron
cramps and with twisted iron handrails. Cambered head archway to
basement on right hand return, down 4 stone steps. Right hand
front corner beginning to crack badly at time of survey (December

Listing NGR: SO7738005566

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