EADTINGTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1153017
Date first listed:
09-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
EADTINGTON HOUSE, SPRING HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
EADTINGTON HOUSE, SPRING HILL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Stroud (District Authority)
Parish:
Eastington
National Grid Reference:
SO 77993 05437

Details

SPRING HILL SO 7705 and EASTINGTON SO 7805 (east side) 12/79 and 13/79 Eastington House GV II

Formerly called Millend House, large detached house. Built probably soon after 1569, said to have 10 hearths in 1672. Acquired by Henry Hicks, local mill owner by 1800 and much altered at this period, dates in leadwork 1791-1806. Roughcast-faced with quoins and coped gables to front, some of original fabric is timber-framed, later alterations in brick. Slate roof, mainly ashlar stacks, including one large ridge stack to west with 3 diagonally set square flues with moulded cornices, and large external stack to rear of east end. Thought originally to have been H-plan, rear gables either removed or never built. Centre front section filled in c1800 with additional gable to left and linking cross piece, latter further enlarged at end of C19 when many alterations were made internally including insertion of very large staircase on north side. Scattered fenestration, with some surviving 2 or 3-light stone mullions with square hoodmould, front and sides mainly sashed c1800 with plain surrounds, right hand and new gable having Venetian windows on first floor (blind to right) and small round-arched attic lights with Gothick glazing bars. Right hand return has 2-storey bow with 3 long paired casements to each floor. Interior has many original chamfered and stopped beams, paired arched wind bracing in roof on original wings of H, most original wide elm floorboards. C19 alterations largely on ground floor, including panelled arches to large hall. Some wallpaper from this period may also survive in dining room. (VCH, Gloucestershire, Vol X, 1972)

Listing NGR: SO7799305437

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
132338
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester, (1972)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 16 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/05563/30
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