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Well Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7699 / 51°46'11"N

Longitude: -2.1969 / 2°11'48"W

OS Eastings: 386510

OS Northings: 207928

OS Grid: SO865079

Mapcode National: GBR 1M6.WZX

Mapcode Global: VH94R.VSY2

Plus Code: 9C3VQR93+W6

Entry Name: Well Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 October 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267087

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133551

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

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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SO 80 NE (east side)

5/354 Well Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid C17. Limestone ashlar, concrete tile roof, ashlar stacks. An
L-plan with entry to a screens passage in the internal corner of the L and the
principal rooms to its left facing into Painswick Valley. Front to road is
lofty two storeys and attics with twin Cotswold gables set well up from eaves,
to saddle-back coping, and to scrolled kneelers; main end gables also coped.
Each front gable has 3-light casement to ground and first floor and 2-light to
attics, all recessed chamfer stone mullion, under stopped hoods. Facade set to
plinth with moulded top. Right return has two small stair lights in plain gable
which carries two diagonal shafts on skirted square base; then, right, the set-
back wing in two storeys and attic, 2 windows. At ground floor a 3-light, at
first floor a 2 and 3-light, all as main front; two 2-light gabled dormers.
Ground floor, left, has C20 door set deep in reveals with moulded surround,
stopped at half-height, and with cornice on consoles. Surround has low relief
carved decoration. Left return from front is 1 + 1 window with extra C19
2-light over door to stopped hood far left; main gable right is fenestrated as
front gable, then, to its left, 2-light recessed chamfer casement with hood at
ground and first floor. There is a further l½ storey C19 wing to the left, with
a central gable. Interior: panel and muntin screen to passage, spiral stair,
some wide early floor boards. Fireplace with cornice ground floor, right in
back wing. Four bay roof, A-frame, and where wing joins front block, timber
framed partition in roof space. Front block, right, has large moulded and
stopped deep plain lintel to fireplace, slight camber. Stone spiral to first
floor, chamfered stopped beams. Remains of fireplace and bread oven.
(Country Life, Sept 4, 1920).

Listing NGR: SO8651007928

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