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Former Library Now a Squash Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Rendcomb, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8052 / 51°48'18"N

Longitude: -1.986 / 1°59'9"W

OS Eastings: 401064

OS Northings: 211834

OS Grid: SP010118

Mapcode National: GBR 2NF.W56

Mapcode Global: VHB24.JWGK

Entry Name: Former Library Now a Squash Court

Listing Date: 12 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131265

Location: Rendcomb, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Rendcomb

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Rendcomb St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 01 SW
2/242 Former library now a squash


Former library, later converted to a squash court. Built 1924 by
one of the Cotswold Arts and Crafts Group architects for Col.
Fitzgerald. Diamond-shaped datestone over entrance. Random
roughly squared limestone; stone slate roof; rubble stacks.
Rectangular plan with a projecting porch on the south and raking
side buttresses. 1 1/2 storeys south entrance front with a central
projecting 2-storey porch. Plank door with strap hinges within a
moulded basket-headed surround with a hood with diamond-ended
stops; large 3-light stone-mullioned window with two transoms to
the upper floor; 2-light stone-mullioned casements to the first
floor either side of the porch. Three dormer windows with stone-
mullioned cross windows to the side walls; gable towards the left
end of the west elevation. Lead drainpipes decorated with oak leaf
motifs. Small ball finials to the gables. Axial stack. Interior
not inspected, but panelling of former library now removed to
Cliffordine House, Rendcomb. The building lies directly opposite
the entrance front of Marsden Manor (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SP0109411797

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

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