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Gothic Seat Circa 150 Metres South West of Painswick House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7919 / 51°47'30"N

Longitude: -2.2016 / 2°12'5"W

OS Eastings: 386190

OS Northings: 210382

OS Grid: SO861103

Mapcode National: GBR 1M0.N5N

Mapcode Global: VH94R.S7G4

Entry Name: Gothic Seat Circa 150 Metres South West of Painswick House

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153492

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133449

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 8610/8710
6/262 Gothic seat, c.150 m
south west of Painswick
Garden element. c.1750, possibly by Thomas Robins. Large limestone ashlar
block front, rubble back wall, stone slate roof. A 3-bay open loggia with
pointed arches separated by clustered slender colonnettes, the central opening
wider, and with crenellations above a string course, raised in the centre
section. At the back are two raking buttresses. The interior has a rectangular
coved plaster vault; both this and the hipped roof in poor condition at time of
Survey (March 1986). One of a group of garden buildings in an important
surviving rococo ensemble, at the bottom end of a long north-south vista.
(Mowel, T and White, R; Thomas Robins at Painswick, Jnl of Garden History, Vol 4
no 2).

Listing NGR: SO8619010382

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