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Aycote House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rendcomb, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7898 / 51°47'23"N

Longitude: -1.9895 / 1°59'22"W

OS Eastings: 400821

OS Northings: 210124

OS Grid: SP008101

Mapcode National: GBR 2NM.MV5

Mapcode Global: VHB2B.G8LS

Entry Name: Aycote House

Listing Date: 12 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340916

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131262

Location: Rendcomb, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Rendcomb

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Rendcomb St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

RENDCOMB -
SP 01 SW
2/239 Aycote House

II

Large house dated 1931 on rainwater heads, by Norman Jewson for I.
Naylor. Random roughly squared limestone; ashlar stacks; stone
slate roof. 'L'-shaped plan; 'E' to garden. Two storeys and
attic. Entrance (east) front: central 2-storey gabled porch,
further gabled projection far right. Two, 3 and 4-light stone-
mullioned casements mostly with moulded hoods; stone-mullioned
cross window lighting the service stairs immediately left of the
projecting gable. Plank door within a flat-chamfered flattened
Tudor arched surround with a deep dressed stone lintel and a
moulded hood; ventilation slit to the porch gable. Almost
symmetrical south (garden) front with gables projecting forwards
far left and far right; central flat-roofed canted bay; mostly 2
and 4-light stone-mullioned casements with transoms to the ground
floor; 2 and 4-light stone-mullioned casements to the first floor;
single-light windows with moulded hoods to each gable. All
casements with leaded panes. Axial stacks.
Interior: staircase with a square-framed balustrade and moulded
handrail (typical of Jewson's interior work). Drawing room: high
open-beamed ceiling; bolection-moulded fireplace; two 6-panel
doors, with brass fixtures (reputed to come from Leeds Castle).
Dining room: angled corner fireplace with fireback initialled
'I.N.'. Service stair appears to be based on a Voysey design with
floor to ceiling stick balusters. Design of house probably
influenced by Rodmarton Manor (q.v. Rodmarton C.P.).
(N.M. Herbert, 'Rendcomb' in V.C.H. Glos. Vol VII, p 218-227; and
D. Verey, The Buildings of England: The Cotswolds, 1979; and M.
Hill notes for forthcoming book n.d.)


Listing NGR: SP0082110124

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