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Wotton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8677 / 51°52'3"N

Longitude: -2.227 / 2°13'37"W

OS Eastings: 384468

OS Northings: 218814

OS Grid: SO844188

Mapcode National: GBR 1L0.V32

Mapcode Global: VH94C.CB12

Plus Code: 9C3VVQ9F+36

Entry Name: Wotton House

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271681

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472229

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1

County: Gloucestershire

District: Gloucester

Town: Gloucester

Electoral Ward/Division: Kingsholm and Wotton

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Gloucester St Catharine

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


844-1/10/141 (West side)
23/01/52 Wotton House


Large house, now a nurses' home. Built for Thomas Horton in
early C18 and shown in engraving by Kip dated 1712; mid C19
and C20 alterations and extensions. Brick laid in English bond
with stone details, hipped slate roof with gabled dormers,
tall brick stacks. C18 double-depth symmetrical block with
central bow at rear, C19 canted bay added to front on left and
early C20 additions at both ends.
EXTERIOR: main block two storeys and attic. Symmetrical front
of seven bays altered by the addition of the canted bay
replacing the first and second windows from the left on the
ground floor; brick offset plinth, raised brick band at
first-floor level and timber crowning modillion cornice,
raised and chamfered quoins at the corners. On the ground
floor the entrance doorway in the central bay is framed by a
shallow stone porch with two fluted Corinthian columns
supporting a richly moulded entablature with dosserets at
either end and in the centre and a segmental pediment above,
fielded six-panel door; on ground and first floors sashes with
glazing bars (3x4 panes) in flush timber frames set in
openings with rubbed brick flat-arches and projecting stone
sills; dormers with double casements; C19 canted bay has stone
sill band, crowning stone band and a plain sash in each facet.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO8446818813

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

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