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Culver House, Minchinhampton

Description: Culver House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 133027

OS Grid Reference: SO8440101413
OS Grid Coordinates: 384401, 201413
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7112, -2.2272

Location: Culver Hill, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire GL5 5BB

Locality: Minchinhampton
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL5 5BB

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Listing Text

(west side)

15/237 Culver House


Large detached house. Late C17, enlarged in same period; early-
mid C18 alterations. Major remodelling c1875 by George Devey for
Rev. Lord Charles Thynne. Random rubble limestone, partially
roughcast rendered; ashlar chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-
storey with attic and cellar; L-plan extended to east.
Outbuilding range to west enlarged and incorporated. West side:
asymmetrical with off-centre 3-storey canted C19 bay window having
mullioned fenestration and small roughcast gable. Large offset
buttress to left and range of chamfered mullioned casements, 3-
light to ground floor, 2-light above and 2-light in eaves-mounted
gabled dormer. South side: full gable end of main range to left
with 2-light chamfered mullioned casement to each floor, all with
hoodmoulds. Large C19 canted bay window to right with mullioned
and transomed windows and roughcast gable. Later addition to
right has 2 mullioned ground floor casements grouped under
hoodmould; 4-light casement above. C20 hipped dormer with leaded
casement and tile-hung sides. Various gables to rear of east
range, one to Cl9 stair projection with quatrefoil in gable.
Large outshut to rear of west range. Flat-roofed hall addition in
angle with angled doorway having moulded architraves and pediment.
Interior: one double height room created in C19. Upper floor
stone fireplace with pulvinated frieze and bolection moulding is
early C18.
(N. M. Herbert, 'Minchinhampton' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp. 184-
207; and D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: SO8440101413

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Source: English Heritage

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