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Saintbridge House Old Peoples Home

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbeydale, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8458 / 51°50'44"N

Longitude: -2.2205 / 2°13'13"W

OS Eastings: 384906

OS Northings: 216380

OS Grid: SO849163

Mapcode National: GBR 1LD.9FD

Mapcode Global: VH94C.GVGW

Entry Name: Saintbridge House Old Peoples Home

Listing Date: 12 March 1973

Last Amended: 15 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245679

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472379

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4

County: Gloucestershire

District: Gloucester

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbeydale

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Matson St Katherine

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


GLOUCESTER

SO81NW PAINSWICK ROAD, Matson
844-1/3/472 (East side)
12/03/73 Saintbridge House Old People's Home
(Formerly Listed as:
PAINSWICK ROAD, Saintbridge
Saintbridge House)

II

House, now home for the elderly. Largely rebuilt 1835 for
James Wintle in style similar to villas by Papworth in
Cheltenham, and believed to incorporate part of earlier house
at rear; converted 1954 as home for elderly and a large
extension added 1962. Brick, the front faced in ashlar, hipped
slate roof with boxed eaves, brick stacks. Double-depth
blockset back at right angle to street and with wings to rear.
EXTERIOR: two storeys; modillion brackets to the eaves;
symmetrical front facing south of three bays, on the ground
floor in the centre a Doric porch and semicircular arched
entrance doorway, the fanlight with radiating bars and double
doors with glazed upper panels; bays on each side of porch set
in shallow, segmental-arched recesses, a tripartite sash with
glazing bars (3x4 and 1x4 panes) to ground floor and on the
first floor three sashes with glazing bars (3x4 panes).
INTERIOR: excellent original fittings on ground floor include
central staircase with curtail step, open string, stick
balusters and ramped handrail; reeded architraves to doorways,
panelled doors, and marble chimney pieces; similar fittings
believed to remain on first floor.


Listing NGR: SO8490616380

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

Description


GLOUCESTER

SO81NW PAINSWICK ROAD, Matson
844-1/3/472 (East side)
12/03/73 Saintbridge House Old People's Home
(Formerly Listed as:
PAINSWICK ROAD, Saintbridge
Saintbridge House)

II

House, now home for the elderly. Largely rebuilt 1835 for
James Wintle in style similar to villas by Papworth in
Cheltenham, and believed to incorporate part of earlier house
at rear; converted 1954 as home for elderly and a large
extension added 1962. Brick, the front faced in ashlar, hipped
slate roof with boxed eaves, brick stacks. Double-depth
blockset back at right angle to street and with wings to rear.
EXTERIOR: two storeys; modillion brackets to the eaves;
symmetrical front facing south of three bays, on the ground
floor in the centre a Doric porch and semicircular arched
entrance doorway, the fanlight with radiating bars and double
doors with glazed upper panels; bays on each side of porch set
in shallow, segmental-arched recesses, a tripartite sash with
glazing bars (3x4 and 1x4 panes) to ground floor and on the
first floor three sashes with glazing bars (3x4 panes).
INTERIOR: excellent original fittings on ground floor include
central staircase with curtail step, open string, stick
balusters and ramped handrail; reeded architraves to doorways,
panelled doors, and marble chimney pieces; similar fittings
believed to remain on first floor.


Listing NGR: SO8490616380

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