Heritage Category: Listed Building
List Entry Number: 1153364
Date first listed: 12-Feb-1988
Statutory Address: WARRENS GORSE
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Statutory Address: WARRENS GORSE
The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.
District: Cotswold (District Authority)
National Grid Reference: SP 00671 05835
SP 00 NW
6/156 Warrens Gorse
Large house. Built c1922 by Norman Jewson. Random roughly squared and dressed limestone with dressed stone quoins; stone slate roof; rubble stacks. 2 1/2, 1 1/2 and single-storey. Entrance front: three gables with projecting 2-storey entrance porch in addition, between the two left-hand gables, 1 1/2 storey service wing runs away left. Main body: single-light, 2 and 3-light double-chamfered stone- mullioned casements to both floors; one large 5-light stone- mullioned casement with transom to the first floor of the gable to the right of the entrance porch. Single-lights and a 2-light window cut out of a single stone slab to the gables. Double studded plank door with strap hinges within a round-headed surround with a keystone to the porch. Diamond-shaped decoration on base of the keystone. Stone with bird (possibly a raven) in relief above the door. Stone-mullioned casements and 4 slate-hung eaves dormers to the service wing. All casements with leaded panes. Triple- gabled garden front with single-storey flat-roofed conservatory added in 1961, to the left, and service wing with gable to right. Stone-mullioned flat-roofed canted bays to the left and right-hand gables (which project forwards slightly) and are linked by a verandah with lean-to roof supported on two thin circular ashlar columns; 6-light stone-mullioned window with two transoms to the left-hand bay; 4-light stone-mullioned casement with transom above. Fenestration otherwise single-light, 2 and 3-light double- chamfered stone-mullioned casements. Small single-light casements with leaded panes to the attics. Continuous run of 6 glass doors with timber frames and a stopped hood inserted in 1961, gives access from the verandah to the house. Similar 4-door opening to the conservatory. Gable-end and axial stacks with moulded cappings. Interior: panelled hall and dining room; open well staircase with balusters with chamfered corners alternating with narrow fielded panels; newels with carved squirrel, fox and rabbit finials respectively; similar staircase by Ernest Gimson at Waterlane House, near Bisley. The principal room is of double height: recess with a low coved plasterwork ceiling, formerly decorated with plasterwork animals, off one side of the room; inglenook fireplace with a stone surround at the rear of the recess. Six- panel doors with cord pull timber latches throughout.
Listing NGR: SP0067105835
The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.
Legacy System number: 131180
Legacy System: LBS
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