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Convent of St Rose of Lima, Stroud

Description: Convent of St Rose of Lima

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 June 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 131306

OS Grid Reference: SO8494105408
OS Grid Coordinates: 384941, 205408
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7472, -2.2195

Location: A46, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 4AD

Locality: Stroud
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL5 4AD

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Listing Text


(South Side)
Convent of St Rose of Lima
SO 8405 5/114
SO 8505 5/114
1867. Architect Benjamin Bucknell. House of Dominican sisters. Coursed rubble
with ashlar dressings. Pitched tile roofs. 3 storeys and attics, Stone rainwater
gutters on prominent corbels at eaves level. Coped gables and kneelers. Staircase
turret with pyramidal sprocketed roof, crowned by wooden bellcote: windows graded
along line of stairs. Mullioned windows. some with hoodmoulds, some with Caernarvon
arches. 2 timber-framed oriels running through lst and 2nd floor levels, and
lmore at 2nd floor level only. Porch with tiled roof, taken on wooden brackets.
Chapel (added 1888-95 to Bucknell's design) is aisleless. 5 bays of quadripartite
rib vaulting and polygonel chevet. Colonnettes taken on corbels; Remois passage
behind. Plate tracery in windows.
The Church of the Immaculate Conception, its Presbytery, Sacristy and Parish Hall,
the Convent of St Rose of Lima, The Rosary, and Beechville form group.

Listing NGR: SO8494105408

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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