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Description: College Dene and Part of Garden Wall
College House (East Wing)
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130525
OS Grid Reference: SP1129614525
OS Grid Coordinates: 411296, 214525
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8292, -1.8375
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NORTHLEACH WITH THE GREEN
EASTINGTON (south side), Northleach
8/88 College House, College House
(east wing), and Nos 1 and 2 College
Dene and part of garden wall
Large house now divided into four. Reputed to be C17,
substantially altered and extended late C18-early C19. Coursed
squared and dressed limestone, stone slate roof, ashlar stacks.
'U'-shaped plan. Two storeys and attic with 3 flat-roofed C20
dormers lit by 4-pane sashes. Symmetrical, 3-windowed garden front
lit by 4-light stone-mullioned casements with transoms and king
mullions. Stone-mullioned cross window over porch. Central part-
glazed C19 door wth 'Gothic' glazing within flat-chamfered 4-
centred surround within stone porch. Basket-headed entrance with
carved spandrels and stopped hood to porch. Gabled parapet
decorated with Queen's College's heraldic shield over entrance.
Stone-mullioned 2-storey canted bay lighting right-hand return.
C19 wing set back right with stone-mullioned casements to first
floor. Three triangular roof louvres. Left-hand return lit by
tall C19 two and 3-light casements. Gable-end and axial stacks
with moulded cappings. Subsidiary features; C19 wall of coursed
squared and dressed limestone, c3m high running for cl0m south of
south-west corner of house. Wall contains C19 studded plank door
within moulded 4-centred arched surround with stopped hood. Wall
stepped up over door. Shield over door (viewed from garden with
initials 'H.A.' (Henry Askew) and date 18_ 8. In the C17 a house on
this site was known as Laverack's Great House. In the late C18
and early C19 the house used as the residence of the headmaster of
Westwood's Grammar School. Interior not accessible.
(Trans B.G.A.S. p 6, 1907)
Listing NGR: SP1129614525
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