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Description: Convent of St Clotilde
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 128969
OS Grid Reference: SU2174899987
OS Grid Coordinates: 421748, 199987
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6982, -1.6867
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SU 29 NW LECHLADE A361
(off east side)
10/124 Convent of St. Clotilde
Formerly Lechlade Manor, a large country house, now part of a
convent school. 1872-3 by J.L. Pearson. Coursed and dressed stone
or ashlar on plinth, tile roof, scattered stone stacks with linked
ashlar flues. Jacobean style. Large squarish block, 3 storeys or
2 with attic. Main front to south has 3 Dutch gables, end 2
projecting forward with curved outline and canted 2-storey bays
with 6-light mullion and transoms, 2 transoms on ground floor.
Central smaller bay recessed with more pointed outline and 2-storey
bowed bay, also mullion and transoms. Mullion windows to each
gable. Sill band at ground floor and 2 string courses above, one
between each floor. Upper sections of windows all in decorative
leading. Similar fenestration to all facades. Rainwater heads all
with date 1873 and initials GM. Main entrance on north side with
projecting square porch tower of 3 storeys with iioat of arms and
strapwork at the top. Up 7 stone steps with decorative small base
piers and arcaded balustrade to open arcaded ground floor of porch
with pilasters and keystone. First floor mullion and transom bay
has arcaded apron in same style as balustrade of steps.
Interior virtually intact on ground floor with panelled library,
original stone fireplaces, mostly plain, several fine Jacobean-
style plaster ceilings, especially in drawing room (now partitioned
in 2), and fine wooden staircase with carved banisters. Upstairs
rooms have been mostly subdivided. Main house intact, with 2-
storey servants wing to north west. Many new buildings in complex
not of special interest.
Listing NGR: SU2174899987
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Source: English Heritage
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