GOTHIC SEAT CIRCA 150 METRES SOUTH WEST OF PAINSWICK HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1153492

Date first listed: 24-Aug-1990

Statutory Address: GOTHIC SEAT CIRCA 150 METRES SOUTH WEST OF PAINSWICK HOUSE, PAINSWICK HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GOTHIC SEAT CIRCA 150 METRES SOUTH WEST OF PAINSWICK HOUSE, PAINSWICK HOUSE

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud (District Authority)

Parish: Painswick

National Grid Reference: SO8619010382

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

PAINSWICK PAINSWICK HOUSE SO 8610/8710 6/262 Gothic seat, c.150 m south west of Painswick House GV II* Garden element. c.1750, possibly by Thomas Robins. Large limestone ashlar block front, rubble back wall, stone slate roof. A 3-bay open loggia with pointed arches separated by clustered slender colonnettes, the central opening wider, and with crenellations above a string course, raised in the centre section. At the back are two raking buttresses. The interior has a rectangular coved plaster vault; both this and the hipped roof in poor condition at time of Survey (March 1986). One of a group of garden buildings in an important surviving rococo ensemble, at the bottom end of a long north-south vista. (Mowel, T and White, R; Thomas Robins at Painswick, Jnl of Garden History, Vol 4 no 2).

Listing NGR: SO8619010382

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 133449

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Garden History' in Garden History, ()
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 16 Gloucestershire,

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