FORMER LIBRARY NOW A SQUASH COURT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1153953

Date first listed: 12-Feb-1988

Statutory Address: FORMER LIBRARY NOW A SQUASH COURT

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER LIBRARY NOW A SQUASH COURT

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold (District Authority)

Parish: Rendcomb

National Grid Reference: SP 01064 11834

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History

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Details

RENDCOMB - SP 01 SW 2/242 Former library now a squash court

GV II

Former library, later converted to a squash court. Built 1924 by one of the Cotswold Arts and Crafts Group architects for Col. Fitzgerald. Diamond-shaped datestone over entrance. Random roughly squared limestone; stone slate roof; rubble stacks. Rectangular plan with a projecting porch on the south and raking side buttresses. 1 1/2 storeys south entrance front with a central projecting 2-storey porch. Plank door with strap hinges within a moulded basket-headed surround with a hood with diamond-ended stops; large 3-light stone-mullioned window with two transoms to the upper floor; 2-light stone-mullioned casements to the first floor either side of the porch. Three dormer windows with stone- mullioned cross windows to the side walls; gable towards the left end of the west elevation. Lead drainpipes decorated with oak leaf motifs. Small ball finials to the gables. Axial stack. Interior not inspected, but panelling of former library now removed to Cliffordine House, Rendcomb. The building lies directly opposite the entrance front of Marsden Manor (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SP0109411797

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 131265

Legacy System: LBS

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