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Mount Vernon

A Grade II Listed Building in Stroud, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7348 / 51°44'5"N

Longitude: -2.2114 / 2°12'41"W

OS Eastings: 385496

OS Northings: 204028

OS Grid: SO854040

Mapcode National: GBR 1MR.5R0

Mapcode Global: VH94Y.MN8H

Entry Name: Mount Vernon

Listing Date: 24 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305481

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131983

Location: Rodborough, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Rodborough

Built-Up Area: Stroud

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Rodborough St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 8504 SE

5/108 Mount Vernon


Large detached house. c1800; enlarged c1820 for Joseph Partridge,
dyer. Ashlar limestone; smooth render with incised imitation
ashlar; ashlar chimneys; artificial stone slate and plain tile
roofs. Picturesque with Regency Gothick enlargement. Two-storey
with attic; 3-storey tower to rear. Front: original part to
right With diagonal corner buttresses and 2-window fenestration,
all 2-light mullioned casements with cusped heads, decorative
leading and hoodmoulds. Doorway to left with 4-centred arch and
similar arch to diagonal buttressed porch. Two-storey canted bay
window to addition to left with plain sashes to ground floor,
lozenge-paned sashes to upper floor. Four eaves-mounted half
dormers with small lozenge-paned sashes. Projection to left with
crenellated parapet and 4-centred arched doorway screens service
wing at south west end. Plain gable end chimney with Egyptian
pots. North east side: 2 gables with ashlar chimney between.
Left part is original building with diagonal buttresses and 2-
storey canted bay window with cusped heads to mullioned casements
within panelled border; Tudor arched heads to upper floor.
Addition to right is 2-storey with basement in Regency Gothick
style. Single-window fenestration on gabled north east and north
west sides: 3-light to ground floor with pointed heads within
large pointed arch; 2-light ogee window to upper floor. Rear:
tall octagonal tower in angle with hooded doorway; Tudor arched
casement to each floor above. Smooth render to upper part of
tower with crenellated parapet and blank quatrefoil panel. Three-
bay loggia to right with catslide from main roof pitch. Iron-
railed arched arcade; central canted bay window with lozenge-paned
glazed doors.
Interior: panelled shutters to all principal windows. Simple
staircase with stick balusters.
(N.M, Herbert, 'Rodborough' in V.C.H. Glos xi, pp. 218-234.)

Listing NGR: SO8549604028

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