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Latitude: 51.7849 / 51°47'5"N
Longitude: -2.1924 / 2°11'32"W
OS Eastings: 386826
OS Northings: 209596
OS Grid: SO868095
Mapcode National: GBR 1M6.4JR
Mapcode Global: VH94R.YDBK
Entry Name: Tower House
Listing Date: 21 October 1955
Last Amended: 24 August 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1090974
English Heritage Legacy ID: 133329
Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6
Civil Parish: Painswick
Built-Up Area: Painswick
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Painswick St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
PAINSWICK KEMP'S LANE
SO 8609/8709 (off east side)
Tower House (formerly
21.10.55 listed as Round House
(The Tower Cottage)
Former wool drying house. Early C19 or earlier. Squared dressed limestone,
stone slate roof. Cylindrical structure with conical roof to stone capping.
Towards the house, which is not of special interest, a pointed arch doorway with
plank door under squat paired pointed lights; to left and right of door similar
small pointed openings, then at eaves level above these similar openings with
wood ventilating louvres. Roof structure is C20. A good example of a type of
structure once more common in the area.
Listing NGR: SO8682609596
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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