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Sheepscombe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stroud, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7885 / 51°47'18"N

Longitude: -2.1634 / 2°9'48"W

OS Eastings: 388825

OS Northings: 209996

OS Grid: SO888099

Mapcode National: GBR 1M1.ZSS

Mapcode Global: VH94S.G94R

Plus Code: 9C3VQRQP+CJ

Entry Name: Sheepscombe House

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304729

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133324

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Painswick

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Sheepscombe St John the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Sheepscombe House

Detached house. C17 origins but mainly rebuilt late C18 or early C19. Limestone ashlar, Welsh slate roof. Three storeys and cellar, five + one windows. A main block with parallel hipped roofs, having projection to swept down roof at back, also gabled later C19 addition, back, and late C19 open porch; attached, right, late C19 lower two storey wing. Former coach house and service wing now a separate property (qv The Coach House).

To front is twelve-pane sashes, but nine-pane to second floor, and centre unit have is two-light casement; central pair part-glazed doors in pedimented surround with dentils. Set back, right is wing with door, left, and cross-mullioned small-paned casements to right. Moulded cornice with blocking course to parapet, front to road only. Left return, now principal entry, has stone mullioned window, partly blocked by florid Victorian porch with arched opening to gable and small-paned glazed enclosure; to right a tripartite glazing barn sash. First floor has three-light C17 stone mullioned casement and twelve-pane sash, first floor two nine-pane sash. Back includes lofty arched stain window with intersecting bars to arch; left of this two twelve-pane sashes over three-light steel casement in projecting block. Under stair window early plank door down steps to stone-vaulted cellar. Two valley stacks.

Interior has contemporary window shutters, imported stone fire surround, late C19 or C20 stair, otherwise rather plain. Retains low height ceilings of original building.

Listing NGR: SO8881309993

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