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Copse Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9091 / 51°54'32"N

Longitude: -1.7623 / 1°45'44"W

OS Eastings: 416449

OS Northings: 223426

OS Grid: SP164234

Mapcode National: GBR 4Q6.C83

Mapcode Global: VHB1W.D8QS

Entry Name: Copse Hill

Listing Date: 16 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237974

English Heritage Legacy ID: 415329

Location: Upper Slaughter, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Upper Slaughter

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Upper Slaughter St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 12 SE
6/206 Copse Hill

Country House. 1872 (? by C F Hayward) for HA Brassey, a Railway Baron; altered
1906 by Sir Edwin Lutyens and reduced and altered 1970s. Rough-faced rubble with
string over ground floor; tiled roof; ashlar chimneys with chamfered corners.
Asymmetric plan. The south front is roughly 10-bays long, irregular. 2 storeys,
mullion and transom windows, 3 gables the outer ones containing 2 storey hipped
roofed bay windows, the central one with a heavy Lutyens-esque six-sided bay; all
casements. Left hand gable return also has bay window, beyond panel with curved
escutcheon. Entrance front hipped roofed. 2½ storeys, outer gables, the left
hand one with a square 1st floor bay rising from an angled ground floor bay, all
in ashlar; 2 gabled dormers high over cornice string with lions' masks. Central
porch by Lutyens, a pavilion in effect with segmental pediment and wide rustica-
ted pilasters and with moulded cornice. Tall T-plan side stack to kitchen, set
back to right of entrance front (former kitchen courtyard); to one side is base
of former water-tower. East return front has 2 stepped chimney stacks. Interior:
Lutyens' classical C18 staircase removed apparently.

Listing NGR: SP1644923426

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

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