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Rose Hill School, Alderley

Description: Rose Hill School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 132166

OS Grid Reference: ST7681290765
OS Grid Coordinates: 376812, 190765
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6152, -2.3363

Location: Alderley Road, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7QT

Locality: Alderley
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL12 7QT

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Listing Text


8/22 Rose Hill School


Former country house now school. 1860 on rainwater heads in front,
said to be by Lewis Vulliamy. Ashlar, Cotswold stone slate roof,
stone stacks with multiple polygonal ashlar shafts with moulded
cornices. Jacobethan style. Double range U-plan block with single
storey porch forming E. 2-storeys and attic. Entrance front has
central stepped gable with pinnacles, with smaller gables flanking
and facing in on wings. Main block of 5 bays with end wings
projecting forward 2 bays, stone mullion and transom windows with
continuous dripmould on each floor. Central bay has canted bay of 5
lights with 2 additional side lights and parapet with dolphin (?)
motif and initials HBR. Projecting forward from canted bay is
single storey porch with diamond-pierced parapet and off-set angle
buttresses with pinnacles over. Double timber doors with
"strapwork" panelling. On inner face of wings, single storey
projecting bay also with diamond pierced parapet. Decorative
rainwater heads flanking porch and on each wing with date 1860 and
dolphin (?) motif. Garden facade has 3 large gables, central Dutch
gable with flanking stepped gables, and 2 small gables between. 2
end bays are canted and have coat of arms on parapets; central bay
is square and projects to form continuous unit with dormer and
gable above.

Listing NGR: ST7681290765

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Source: English Heritage

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