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Washbrook Farm, Painswick

Description: Washbrook Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133302

OS Grid Reference: SO8567809480
OS Grid Coordinates: 385678, 209480
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7838, -2.2090

Location: Edge Lane, Painswick, Gloucestershire GL6 6NF

Locality: Painswick
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 6NF

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Listing Text

SO 80 NE
Washbrook Farm
- II
Former mill and mill house, now farmhouse. late C17 or early C18 and mid C19,
possibly with some earlier fabric. Squared and coursed limestone, concrete
tile. A four storey mill building at lower level, and 3-storey narrow mill
house set slightly higher. Downstream front has, left, mainly plain mill house,
with are C20 casement and C20 glazed door to half-basement then 1 + 3 bay mill
with 2 or 3-light recessed chamfer stone-mullioned windows with iron casements,
with stopped hoods at lower ground, ground and first floor, and two 2-light,
without hoods, immediately below eaves; a long C20 dormer with 3 steel casements
extreme right. Centrally a C20 door in chamfered surround, slightly cambered
head to very deep plain stone lintel and hood. Gable, left, has too deep 12-
pane sashes to right, and a C20 casement set to former door opening, left.
Upstream side is 2-storey with basement to mill; the ground level has been
raised by building up both, where centrally there is a blocked and half con-
cealed door opening with C16 moulded surround and a richly carved lintel includ-
ing coat of arms, all under a dropped hood and a bulls-eye plaque in rectangular
setting: to the left of this, up C20 stop with landing a C20 bolection mould
door surround with carved lintel bearing date 1691 and initial HWA. Low right
is half-buried 2-light casement; at main level is a 3-light C20 mullioned case-
ment, a 2-light chamfered mullion at eaves, above blocked door, and a 3-light
with hood over a blocked half-buried similar. At mid-height in C19 extension a
12-pane sash. A stone stack at junction between units. Interior: substantially
modified, many floor changes, no old stair seen. Roof not inspected. A
puzzling building needing more investigation.

Listing NGR: SO8567809480

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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