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Stroud (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 85640 11793


PAINSWICK HOLCOMBE SO 81 SE 2/133 Upper Holcombe Farmhouse and attached outbuilding GV II Farmhouse. Late C17 or early C18 and C19. Good squared and coursed limestone long fronts, rubble returns, stone slate roof; outbuilding with concrete tile. Complex building with earliest part to road end having gabled back wing, an C18 ordering of the main front to south-east, and C19 extension and roof raising; gable away from road shows tower line original roof. Two storeys and attic. Entrance front has stone-slated pentice carried on 4 square stone piers with base and cap, and returned to link with outbuilding, and a full-height gabled wing to right: this has a 2-light recessed chamfer mullioned stone casement under stopped hood in gable, a similar blocked casement at first floor, and a C20 2-light casement to ground floor. To left, two small square openings above pentice, then at ground floor a 2-light recessed chamfer and a blocked opening flanking a C20 door. Gable to road has 2-light ovolo mould stone casement at first floor left, and 2 blocked openings; there are continuous moulded string courses at gable and first floor levels. The far gable has a 3-light recessed- chamfer stone mullion casement. Garden front has at ground floor a C19 three- light casement under a deep plain stone lintel, C20 glazed door and flat roofed porch, then a 3-light recessed chamfer and a 2-light recessed chamfer casement; at first floor a 3-light casement to plain head, a 3-light and 2-light recessed chamfer mullion casement; two 2-light gabled dormers; all windows with leaded glazing: At gable to road a large ashlar stack with skirt and capping, and smaller ashlar stack with capping at ridge near opposite end. Linked to main block by pentice roof, left is a small 2-storey gabled outbuilding of C19 with a gable stack, and plank door at upper level with stone approach steps at gable away from house.

Listing NGR: SO8564011793


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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: 11 Aug 2003
Reference: IOE01/08966/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robert Sharpe. Source Historic England Archive
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