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Description: Scar Hill
Date Listed: 24 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 133117
OS Grid Reference: SO7976201509
OS Grid Coordinates: 379762, 201509
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7119, -2.2943
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SO 70 SE NYMPSFIELD B4066
1/321 Scar Hill
Former lodge, now detached house. c1860 by Benjamin Bucknall for
William Leigh. Coursed dressed limestone; ashlar chimneys;
stone slate roof. Two-storey; stair wing on south side. High
Victorian Gothic style. South side: off-centre gabled stair
wing with moulded coping, kneelers and finials; 2 single stair-
lights with hoodmoulds; quatrefoil vent in gable apex. Mullioned
and transomed ground floor window to left. Hipped coped porch
hood in angle to right with octagonal corner column; small upper
floor window above. Mullioned and transomed casement to right.
Stone gutters on. shaped stone brackets. Central ridge-mounted
chimney with cluster of 6 square shafts with weathered cap. Ends:
parapet gabled with kneelers. Projecting chimney to west end with
3 square shafts; flanking ground floor single-light and upper
floor 2-light casements. Mullioned and transomed casement to each
floor at east end; quatrefoil vent above. Rear: off-centre
gabled dormer with coping and finial, single and 2-light mullioned
casements with combining hood and quatrefoil vent above. Ground
floor 3-light casement. Lean-to addition to right is not of
Interior: transverse stone arches in principal rooms to brick-
vaulted ceilings. Stands on the western drive to The Mansion at
Woodchester Park (q.v. Woodchester CP).
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)
Listing NGR: SO7976201509
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Source: English Heritage
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