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Church House, Standish

Description: Church House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 132506

OS Grid Reference: SO8004608470
OS Grid Coordinates: 380046, 208470
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7745, -2.2906

Location: Standish Lane, Standish, Gloucestershire GL10 3EU

Locality: Standish
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL10 3EU

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Listing Text

SO 80 NW
7/247 Church House
(formerly listed as The School)
Probable former almonry, used as church house, school, now village
hall with offices of Gloucestershire Trust for Nature Conservation.
C16, on core possibly of C14, possibly built in 2 stages, restored
c1844. Random coursed and dressed stone, stone slate roof, with
coped verges and ashlar stacks of C19 with twin diagonally set
flues to ridge and north end. Single long range of 2 storeys and
attic, with stepped buttresses to south end only, from
approximately halfway along length. Arched light stone mullioned
windows with square hoodmoulds, mostly 2-light on west side, and 3-
light on east side. Some replaced or inserted windows of C19 and
C20. Five window bays to each side, two C19 three-light gabled
dormers to east. North end has chamfered pointed arch doorway on
each side, south end has 4-centred archway with enriched spandrels
and square hoodmould to each side. On east side at north end a
blocked doorway with very large flush stone lintel, possibly from
original structure of which some walling appears to be incorporated
in north gable end wall.
Interior much altered in C19 but retains one 4-centred archway on
left of similar doorway on west side, possibly originally an
external doorway.
(VCH, Gloucestershire, Vol X, 1972)

Listing NGR: SO8007908416

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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