If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Meads House with Boundary Walls to the Street and the Meads
Date Listed: 1 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 129611
OS Grid Reference: ST8237691046
OS Grid Coordinates: 382376, 191046
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6180, -2.2559
Explore more of the area around Boxwell with Leighterton, Gloucestershire at Explore Britain.
BOXWELL WITH THE STREET (Leighterton Village
ST 8291 east side)
2/20 Meads House with boundary walls
to The Street and The Meads
Formerly rectory, now large detached house. C17, greatly enlarged
early-mid C18; early C19 and C20 alterations. Roughcast render;
rubble chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-storey with attic and
cellars; two rear wings of 2 storeys and attic. Front: 6-window
facade, all 12-pane sashes including left of centre 2-storey
canted bay window with crenellated parapet and 12-pane sash to
front and sides; sashes to left of bay have thick glazing bars, as
do those on upper floor to right; sash to right of bay in former
doorway. Three hipped attic dormers with C19 sashes. South:
gable end to left with central projecting chimney stack having
moulded cap; two ground floor sashes and two C20 upper floor
casements. Rear wing runs right with 3-window early Cl9 sash
fenestration. C20 glazed sun room is not of special interest.
North side: blank gable end to front range with ridge-mounted
rubble chimney; wing to left with scattered C20 casements. East
side: altered in C20 rebuilding when much C19 service
accommodation demolished. Central 2-storey round-ended stair wing
with pedimented doorway and round-arched stair window over, all
C20. Rear wings project to right and left. Internal spiral
staircase in north wing. Panelled room with bay on ground floor,
probably early C19. Plain but high boundary wall runs along The
Meads and continues in The Street, broken by gate with ashlar
Listing NGR: ST8237691046
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.