MOUNT VERNON

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1305481
Date first listed:
24-Feb-1987
Statutory Address:
MOUNT VERNON

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Location

Statutory Address:
MOUNT VERNON

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Stroud (District Authority)
Parish:
Rodborough
National Grid Reference:
SO 85496 04028

Details

SO 80 SE and RODBOROUGH BUTTEROW SO 8504 SE

5/108 Mount Vernon

II

Large detached house. c1800; enlarged c1820 for Joseph Partridge, dyer. Ashlar limestone; smooth render with incised imitation ashlar; ashlar chimneys; artificial stone slate and plain tile roofs. Picturesque with Regency Gothick enlargement. Two-storey with attic; 3-storey tower to rear. Front: original part to right With diagonal corner buttresses and 2-window fenestration, all 2-light mullioned casements with cusped heads, decorative leading and hoodmoulds. Doorway to left with 4-centred arch and similar arch to diagonal buttressed porch. Two-storey canted bay window to addition to left with plain sashes to ground floor, lozenge-paned sashes to upper floor. Four eaves-mounted half dormers with small lozenge-paned sashes. Projection to left with crenellated parapet and 4-centred arched doorway screens service wing at south west end. Plain gable end chimney with Egyptian pots. North east side: 2 gables with ashlar chimney between. Left part is original building with diagonal buttresses and 2- storey canted bay window with cusped heads to mullioned casements within panelled border; Tudor arched heads to upper floor. Addition to right is 2-storey with basement in Regency Gothick style. Single-window fenestration on gabled north east and north west sides: 3-light to ground floor with pointed heads within large pointed arch; 2-light ogee window to upper floor. Rear: tall octagonal tower in angle with hooded doorway; Tudor arched casement to each floor above. Smooth render to upper part of tower with crenellated parapet and blank quatrefoil panel. Three- bay loggia to right with catslide from main roof pitch. Iron- railed arched arcade; central canted bay window with lozenge-paned glazed doors. Interior: panelled shutters to all principal windows. Simple staircase with stick balusters. (N.M, Herbert, 'Rodborough' in V.C.H. Glos xi, pp. 218-234.)

Listing NGR: SO8549604028

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
131983
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester, (1976), 218-234

Legal

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

End of official listing

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