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A Grade II Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8039 / 51°48'14"N

Longitude: -2.1789 / 2°10'44"W

OS Eastings: 387759

OS Northings: 211710

OS Grid: SO877117

Mapcode National: GBR 1LV.V87

Mapcode Global: VH94L.5XYH

Entry Name: Olivers

Listing Date: 21 October 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091037

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133184

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

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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Listing Text

SO 81 SE


Country house in grounds. Some C18 but mainly early C19 and C20. Modifications in C20 by Detmar Blow. Fine limestone ashlar front, coursed and squared elsewhere, Welsh slate roof. Original L-plan now approximately T-plan, with long principal front near-symmetrical about a full-height semicircular portico bay, and two slightly projecting end bays; far left is C20 extension. Two storeys, lofty casements in 2+2:3:3:2+2 lights with stone mullions and under stopped hoods at ground floor; far left is deep recess with French windows. First floor has sashes divided by stone mullions and under stopped hoods in 3:3:3 then 3 casements to central bow, then 3:3. Tall lights with glazing bars and with intersecting bars to heads. Central part glazed doors set back within Doric portico. Cornice, parapet with some balusters in outer pavilions only; various stacks. The back has a 2-gabled section of mid C20 work, also at the upper level an entry flanked by 3-light recessed chamfer stone mullioned casements, all under a stepped hood, with a later 3-light above. Flat-roofed extension to right. A section of wall swept up with coping and including a parallel door lies to right of the principal entry. The interior has been much modified, but retains the fire with deep chamfer surround. Some demolition said to have occurred in 1970s. A John Oliver is recorded in Painswick in 1548, and Oliver's Mill in the valley below the house.

Listing NGR: SO8775911710

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