THE RED HOUSE CIRCA 150 METRES NORTH OF THE STABLES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1304275
Date first listed:
24-Aug-1990
Statutory Address:
THE RED HOUSE CIRCA 150 METRES NORTH OF THE STABLES, PAINSWICK HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE RED HOUSE CIRCA 150 METRES NORTH OF THE STABLES, 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:
SO8642910668

Details

PAINSWICK PAINSWICK HOUSE SO 8610/8710 6/257 The Red House, c.150 m north of The Stables GV II* Garden pavilion. c.1750, possibly by Thomas Robins. Thin bedded limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; some evidence of former red colourwash or plaster. A two-part pavilion with its front canted to embrace two converging vistas, all set back against the hillside. Single storey, left has ogee parapet to stone cross, flanked by pinnacled Gothick panelled buttresses, and with ogee- headed cusped openings flanking a similar door opening with half round pilasters approached by 7+2 stone steps. The window openings have stone seat at sill level on heavy brackets. Right is narrower unit with concave parapet over a single cusped opening. Left half has coved ceiling, and a cusped-arch door leads through to the right, which has a small fireplace leading to a cross-roll saddle flue. One of a group of garden buildings in an important surviving rococo ensemble.

(Mowl, T and White, R; Thomas Robins at Painswick, Jnl of Garden History, Vol 4, no 2).

Listing NGR: SO8642910668

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
133444
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Garden History' in Garden History, , Vol. 4, ()
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 16 Gloucestershire,

Legal

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

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Date: 03 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/07121/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robert Sharpe. Source Historic England Archive
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