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Ram House Circa 30 Metres South East of Plunge Pool

A Grade II* Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7933 / 51°47'35"N

Longitude: -2.2005 / 2°12'1"W

OS Eastings: 386271

OS Northings: 210536

OS Grid: SO862105

Mapcode National: GBR 1M0.GJ4

Mapcode Global: VH94R.T622

Plus Code: 9C3VQQVX+8R

Entry Name: Ram House Circa 30 Metres South East of Plunge Pool

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090944

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133448

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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Description

PAINSWICK PAINSWICK HOUSE
SO 8610/8710
6/261 Ram house, c.30 m south
east of plunge pool
GV II*
Remains of ram house for water control. c.1750, possibly by Thomas Robins.
Limestone and brick. A small circular structure with brick saucer dome, mostly
now underground; entrance approached by steps between ramped sides. May be
remains of more prominent conduit house depicted on Thomas Robins' 1748 drawing
of the garden layout Now retains importance as element in an important
surviving rococo ensemble, although mostly concealed by earth covering.


Listing NGR: SO8627110536

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