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Description: Mount Vernon
Date Listed: 24 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 131983
OS Grid Reference: SO8549604028
OS Grid Coordinates: 385496, 204028
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7348, -2.2114
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SO 80 SE and RODBOROUGH BUTTEROW
SO 8504 SE
5/108 Mount Vernon
Large detached house. c1800; enlarged c1820 for Joseph Partridge,
dyer. Ashlar limestone; smooth render with incised imitation
ashlar; ashlar chimneys; artificial stone slate and plain tile
roofs. Picturesque with Regency Gothick enlargement. Two-storey
with attic; 3-storey tower to rear. Front: original part to
right With diagonal corner buttresses and 2-window fenestration,
all 2-light mullioned casements with cusped heads, decorative
leading and hoodmoulds. Doorway to left with 4-centred arch and
similar arch to diagonal buttressed porch. Two-storey canted bay
window to addition to left with plain sashes to ground floor,
lozenge-paned sashes to upper floor. Four eaves-mounted half
dormers with small lozenge-paned sashes. Projection to left with
crenellated parapet and 4-centred arched doorway screens service
wing at south west end. Plain gable end chimney with Egyptian
pots. North east side: 2 gables with ashlar chimney between.
Left part is original building with diagonal buttresses and 2-
storey canted bay window with cusped heads to mullioned casements
within panelled border; Tudor arched heads to upper floor.
Addition to right is 2-storey with basement in Regency Gothick
style. Single-window fenestration on gabled north east and north
west sides: 3-light to ground floor with pointed heads within
large pointed arch; 2-light ogee window to upper floor. Rear:
tall octagonal tower in angle with hooded doorway; Tudor arched
casement to each floor above. Smooth render to upper part of
tower with crenellated parapet and blank quatrefoil panel. Three-
bay loggia to right with catslide from main roof pitch. Iron-
railed arched arcade; central canted bay window with lozenge-paned
Interior: panelled shutters to all principal windows. Simple
staircase with stick balusters.
(N.M, Herbert, 'Rodborough' in V.C.H. Glos xi, pp. 218-234.)
Listing NGR: SO8549604028
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