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Kingshill, Eastleach

Description: Kingshill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 127438

OS Grid Reference: SP2001905323
OS Grid Coordinates: 420019, 205323
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7463, -1.7114

Location: Eastleach Turville, Gloucestershire GL7 3NQ

Locality: Eastleach
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 3NQ

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Listing Text

SP 1905-2005
13/190 Kingshill
(previously listed as Greenberry
23.1.52 House)
Large detached house. South part probably mid-late C17, dated
R.D.B. 1738, restored 1955; north part added c1830. Coursed
rubble limestone; ashlar chimneys; stone slate roof. Two
parallel ranges with link; 2-storey with attic. South front:
long restored range with recessed chamfered mullioned casements of
2, 3 and 4 lights. Central C20 gabled porch. Two ridge-mounted
ashlar chimneys with plain caps. East end: gable end of restored
south range to left with datestone and C18 or C19 'medieval'
chimney used as finial. Parapet gabled end of north range to right
has cusped traceried Gothick fenestration of Decorated and
Perpendicular type, 3 in canted crenellated ground floor bay
window, 4-light to upper floor and attic 3-light without cusping to
intersecting tracery. North side: stone 2-light casement to c1830
wing; eaves-mounted chimney with moulded cap. Projecting gabled
wing to rear of south range; lower part to right links with early
C19 former barn, now garages.
Interior: high moulded ceiling to main room of Gothick addition,
with matching panelled door and marble fireplace. Stained glass is
said to have come from Tewkesbury Abbey. Unusual bolection moulded
architrave to nearby doorway has Chinese-style painting, now
slightly damaged. Important position overlooking Leach valley.
Medieval chimney, possibly associated with house, stands in garden
to south east (q.v.).
(N.M. Herbert, 'Eastleach Turville' in V.C.H. Glos. vii, 1981, pp.
61-69; A.P. Ledger, Eastleach Martin and Eastleach Turville, 1974;
and D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: SP2001905323

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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