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Paradise House

A Grade II Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7994 / 51°47'57"N

Longitude: -2.1883 / 2°11'18"W

OS Eastings: 387108

OS Northings: 211212

OS Grid: SO871112

Mapcode National: GBR 1M0.5K8

Mapcode Global: VH94S.01ZD

Entry Name: Paradise House

Listing Date: 21 October 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153537

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133451

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
2/264 Paradise House
Country house, now special school. Later C18 and C19. Flemish brickwork north
front, remainder ashlar or coursed and squared limestone, slate roof. Near
symmetrical main front in 2 storeys and attic and 5 windows, but with short
extended section in stretcher bond brick to left. Ground floor has small canted
bay with hipped roof, left, with 1:2:1 lights to arched heads, then two large
square C20 bays flanking Doric pedimented portico with wide 4-panel door under
decorative transom light. First floor has five 12-pane sashes in reveals;
centre 3 bays stepped slightly forward, with plain pediment, and central opening
in wide blind arch. Stone cornice; parapet and copings. Return right has two
12-pane sashes and two blind openings and a late hexagonal bay with 12-pane
sashes at ground and first floors and a 2-light casement at second floor.
Return left has an oriel window with battlemented top. Back is late C19
addition in 3 storeys and 4 windows, 4-pane sashes. Lean-to conservatory.
Interior much modified in C20; the original entrance hall has decorative frieze
and egg and dart to cornice.

Listing NGR: SO8710811212

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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