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Tower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090974

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133329

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

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

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Listing Text

SO 8609/8709 (off east side)

Tower House (formerly
21.10.55 listed as Round House
(The Tower Cottage)
- II
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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