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Evington House

A Grade II Listed Building in Leigh, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9411 / 51°56'27"N

Longitude: -2.1686 / 2°10'7"W

OS Eastings: 388505

OS Northings: 226966

OS Grid: SO885269

Mapcode National: GBR 1K9.BJV

Mapcode Global: VH940.CGDT

Plus Code: 9C3VWRRJ+CH

Entry Name: Evington House

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 126608

Location: Leigh, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL19

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Leigh

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: The Leigh St Catherine

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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3/67 Evington House
House. C17, 1830's for Sir Arthur Brooke; c1900; late C19, late
C20 additions to rear. Brick-nogged timber-framing, stone plinth;
roughcast to 1830's block; tiled roofs. Five-window, 2-storey,
one-room deep block, 3-bay, 1½-storey wing at right angles forming
'L'. Main front: main block, end bay on right projects slightly;
all windows with roughcast hoodmould, with long ears. Plinth: on
right 3-light mullion and transom window, small panes, ogee heads
to lights. To left 2 sashes with Y tracery set in front at head.
Lower wing abuts main wing on left. Above, two 4-pane sashes on
right, conjoined hoodmould, decorative board over head of window:
gable above. To left 3 sashes, marginal lights, heads as below.
Gable over left 2 windows, central blind opening, moulded surround,
smooth render, steeply-cambered head. Bargeboards and eaves
fascias decorated with greek key and paterae, pendant finials at
apex and foot of gables. Chimneys each end and one bay from
right. Lower, left wing: single-storey roughcast porch on front
against taller wing: 5-panel door, top glazed, hoodmould, parapet
gable over: left return 2-light casement, semi-circular head.
Framing 3 panels high, centre bay cill higher than on left. Two-
light casement as porch; late C20 boarded- stable door; similar
window. Above 3 gabled dormers, each with 2-light casements, iron
opening lights, Y tracery, gable finial. External chimney on left
end and one bay from right.
Interior: entrance hall stone paved with slate inserts; room to
right ornamental plaster cornice and centre rose in ceiling.
Timber-framed house rewindowed and large extension built 1830's;
right bay to extension may be slightly later, upper floor added to
this bay c1900.
(V.C.H.,Gloucestershire, Vol. VIII, 1968)

Listing NGR: SO8850526966

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