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Pigeon House at Painswick House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7912 / 51°47'28"N

Longitude: -2.2 / 2°11'59"W

OS Eastings: 386303

OS Northings: 210305

OS Grid: SO863103

Mapcode National: GBR 1M0.NM2

Mapcode Global: VH94R.T7BP

Plus Code: 9C3VQRR2+F2

Entry Name: Pigeon House at Painswick House

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090941

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133439

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Painswick

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Painswick St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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SO 8610/8710
6/252 Pigeon House at Painswick
House (formerly listed as
Octagonal Building in
Painswick House Park)


Pigeon house. Mid C18. Limestone ashlar, timber top storey and lead cupola. A
splendid classical structure with square rusticated base broached to octagonal
upper level carrying hexagonal louvred crown and cupola. Ground level has deep
recessed alcove with segmental head to each cardinal face with deep voussoirs
below a plain string; above are 8 lofty arched openings with rusticated quoins
and voussoirs. Louvred ventilators above with paired openings and arches.
Ground level has very low pitched cross vault. Windows generally at first floor
are blocked. The ground floor recess towards the house seems to have had a
portico or canopy cut in at some time, also has narrow door giving access to a
stair. Interior not accessible.

Listing NGR: SO8630310305

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