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Wortley House, Wotton-under-Edge

Description: Wortley House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 128251

OS Grid Reference: ST7657691796
OS Grid Coordinates: 376576, 191796
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6245, -2.3398

Location: Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire GL12 7QP

Locality: Wotton-under-Edge
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL12 7QP

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Listing Text

ST 79 SE

Wortley House


Large detached house. Early C18. Rendered overall, stone slate roofs. Parallel
ranges, hipped roofs with central valley, modillion cornice to main facade, otherwise
plan fascia board; large lateral rendered stacks. Three storeys, five windowed -
grouped two plus three - sashes with glazing bars in moulded surrounds and bull-nose
cills. Late C18 door surround half columns, pediment breaks into cill above, good
panelled door. Back facade contains very large venetian window with rectangular small
panes of old glass in leading.
Interior: principal stair with twisted balusters, square newels, in three flights,
carried across venetian window. Ground floor rooms delicate dado rail and trim,
panelled and moulded C18 and early C19, doors.
Attached kitchen wing predates main house
See Lindley, pp 269 seq.

Listing NGR: ST7657691796

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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