Sheepscombe House


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Sheepscombe House, Jack's Green


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Statutory Address:
Sheepscombe House, Jack's Green

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

Stroud (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:


SO 80 NE 5/140

PAINSWICK Sheepscombe JACK'S GREEN (north side) Sheepscombe House

GV II Detached house. C17 origins but mainly rebuilt late C18 or early C19. Limestone ashlar, Welsh slate roof. Three storeys and cellar, five + one windows. A main block with parallel hipped roofs, having projection to swept down roof at back, also gabled later C19 addition, back, and late C19 open porch; attached, right, late C19 lower two storey wing. Former coach house and service wing now a separate property (qv The Coach House).

To front is twelve-pane sashes, but nine-pane to second floor, and centre unit have is two-light casement; central pair part-glazed doors in pedimented surround with dentils. Set back, right is wing with door, left, and cross-mullioned small-paned casements to right. Moulded cornice with blocking course to parapet, front to road only. Left return, now principal entry, has stone mullioned window, partly blocked by florid Victorian porch with arched opening to gable and small-paned glazed enclosure; to right a tripartite glazing barn sash. First floor has three-light C17 stone mullioned casement and twelve-pane sash, first floor two nine-pane sash. Back includes lofty arched stain window with intersecting bars to arch; left of this two twelve-pane sashes over three-light steel casement in projecting block. Under stair window early plank door down steps to stone-vaulted cellar. Two valley stacks.

Interior has contemporary window shutters, imported stone fire surround, late C19 or C20 stair, otherwise rather plain. Retains low height ceilings of original building.

Listing NGR: SO8881309993


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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: 12 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08121/01
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