HILLGROVE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1305512

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1987

Statutory Address: HILLGROVE HOUSE, BATH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HILLGROVE HOUSE, BATH ROAD

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud (District Authority)

Parish: Woodchester

National Grid Reference: SO 84366 02678

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History

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Details

SO 8502 RODBOROUGH BATH ROAD (east side)

17/102 Hillgrove House

II

Former coaching inn, now flats. 1783 for Sir George Paul. Ashlar limestone; ashlar chimneys, some rendered; asbestos roof. Two- storey with attic; double pile plan. Front: 5-window fenestration, all 12-pane well spaced sashes in plain openings, some on upper floor with small inserted casement lights. Central doorway approached up square-fronted stone steps has projecting flat porch with Tuscan columns and pilaster responds; 6-panel fielded door with fanlight. Plain upper floor level band; moulded cornice with plain parapet. Five irregularly spaced gabled roof dormers with mix of sashes and casements. South end: 2 gables, right rendered with 2-window sash fenestration; single-window sash fenestration to left. Tall projecting chimney to left gable. North end: 2 gables with mixed fenestration. Rear: sash fenestration, mostly 12-pane. Small upper floor lunette window to left of centre. Four eaves-mounted chimneys, 2 being tall with moulded caps; 3 eaves-mounted gabled roof dormers with casements. Flat-roofed addition to left part of elevation is not of special interest. Interior not inspected. Built by Sir George Paul and others to profit from the then newly built Bath turnpike, being midway between the coaching inn at Petty France and Gloucester. (N.M. Herbert, 'Rodborough' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 218-237; and Road Travel and Transport in Gloucestershire, 1985)

Listing NGR: SO8436602678

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 131977

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Road Travel and Transport in Gloucestershire, (1985)
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester, (1976)

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