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Dunstall House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7173 / 51°43'2"N

Longitude: -1.971 / 1°58'15"W

OS Eastings: 402101

OS Northings: 202065

OS Grid: SP021020

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.6HW

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.S3CB

Plus Code: 9C3WP28H+WJ

Entry Name: Dunstall House

Listing Date: 23 July 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187514

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365413

Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Cirencester

Built-Up Area: Cirencester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cirencester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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578-1/4/277 (North side)
23/07/71 Dunstall House


House. Early/mid C17 and mid C18 with later alterations.
Coursed squared limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; stone
slate hipped roof to the front range; stone right end stack to
front range, rebuilt brick stack to rear range.
House has courtyard plan with front range to street rebuilt
mid-C18; wing to rear left and rear range are probably
3 storeys, attic and cellar; 3-window range. Three 8/8-pane
sashes in moulded stone architraves to first floor; 3 similar
4/4-pane sashes in similar architraves to second floor. Ground
floor has 2 8/8-pane sashes in moulded stone architraves with
frieze and cornice and stone cills to left and right; central
6-panel door with decorative fanlight in moulded stone
doorcase with Doric pilasters and open pediment, arrises of
pilasters and bases now rounded off. One hipped dormer with
2-light timber casement. 2 blocked oval openings to cellar in
flat unmoulded stone surrounds beneath ground floor windows;
shallow ashlar plinth. Cill bands to first and second floors.
Modillion cornice and coped parapet; rusticated quoins to left
and right angles.
Rear elevation has 2 gables; windows largely renewed and
possibly altered C20; 3-light ovolo-moulded stone-mullion
window with hoodmould to first floor right, similar 2-light
window in gable above.
INTERIOR has undergone C20 alteration, probably much in
1920's. Early/mid-C17 oak well staircase with pierced flat
tapering balusters with Ionic capitals, pierced pendant drops
and ball finials, refixed and possibly moved in 1920's in rear
left wing.
Ground floor room to rear range has early/mid C17 oak
panelling with applied moulding forming eared panels, moulded
dado rail and timber cornice, C20 timber surround in matching
style to moulded stone fireplace, 2-panel door; first floor
room to rear range has early/mid C18 panelling, stone
bolection-moulded fireplace, 2 plastered beams with chamfers
with run-out stops with notches with plaster leaf decoration
(cf Nos 9-17 Market Place, The Old Grammar School (qv));
similar beam without leaf to first floor landing. C17 panelled
doors to side and rear ranges; mid-late C18 interior to first
floor front left.

Listing NGR: SP0210102065

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