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St John's House, Lechlade

Description: St John's House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 129061

OS Grid Reference: SU2151599586
OS Grid Coordinates: 421515, 199586
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6946, -1.6901

Location: St John's Street, Lechlade, Gloucestershire GL7 3AS

Locality: Lechlade
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 3AS

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Listing Text

(north side)

10/219 St. John's House


Large town house. Probably early/mid C18, largely reworked on
interior in early C19. Coursed rubble stone with quoins on plinth,
stone slate roof with stone end stacks with brick flues and moulded
wood eaves cornice. Inner slopes of roofs in concrete tiles.
Double range, 2 storeys and attic. Four windows, 12-pane sashes in
plain stone frames with wider central gap. Ground floor has 4
similar and door slightly to left of centre with semi-circular
voussoirs showing behind wooden open pediment on thin fluted
pilasters and broken entablature with paterae, semi-circular soffit
with plain fanlight and door, probably by Richard Pace, of 6
elaborate flush panels, in 3 different pairs.
Interior has very fine early C19 joinery, much of which is however
ill-fitting. Shell niche (one of a former pair) in panelled room to
left on ground floor, wide depressed arch in centre of hall, stick
baluster stair with wreathed handrail to rear of wide central hall.
Two former cottages to the left of the house were converted c1906
into a doctor's surgery which then had access into St John's House;
access is now sealed and separate house, Westcot, is not of special

Listing NGR: SU2151499590

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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