PIERS COURT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1305626
Date first listed:
02-Jun-1952
Statutory Address:
PIERS COURT, WOTTON ROAD

Map

Ordnance survey map of PIERS COURT
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1305626 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 20-Aug-2019 at 01:42:00.

Location

Statutory Address:
PIERS COURT, WOTTON ROAD

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Stroud (District Authority)
Parish:
Stinchcombe
National Grid Reference:
ST 73321 98737

Details

ST 79 NW STINCHCOMBE WOTTON ROAD 3/122 (west side) 2.6.52 Piers Court

II*

Large detached dwelling. Principally late C18, but incorporates earlier house probably C16. Palladian block rendered to parapet and with fluted frieze band, hipped tiled roof, large stacks with moulded caps and skirts; north front, two storeys, 2+3+2-windowed, all original sashes with glazing bars, central 3 bays in slightly brought forward section with sediment supported by doric pilasters, central 6-panel fielded door in Doric open pedimented doorcase having frieze with rosettes. Return, right prominent half-octagonal bay plus three windowed front, all good sashes as north face, and one bay return linking to lower wing in rubble with ashlar stack, latter known as Piers Cottage. South wing, parallel with but slightly offset to Palladian wing, rendered, to parapet with large ball finials, stone slate roof and ashlar stack; two storeys, 3-windowed, small 2-light casements at second floor, 2-light sashes with glazing bars, first and ground floors, all with stone cills; plank and batten door centrally in broad C16 wave and ovolo mould wood frame.

Interior of older section with heavy chamfered stopped beams, some box timber framing in wall at interfce between new and old, and bell in opening to west gable - said to have summoned Court formerly held in what is now Piers Cottage; C18 section has generous stone staircase with stick balusters and swept mahogany rail, and many contemorary shutters and doors.

Piers Court was the home of Evelyn Waugh from January 1937 to October 1956.

Listing NGR: ST7332198737

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
131575
Legacy System:
LBS

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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 28 Aug 2003
Reference: IOE01/10737/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Anne Griffiths. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].