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Classical Seat Circa 150 Metres North West of the Stables, Painswick

Description: Classical Seat Circa 150 Metres North West of the Stables

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133445

OS Grid Reference: SO8629710642
OS Grid Coordinates: 386297, 210642
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7943, -2.2001

Location: Painswick, Gloucestershire GL6 6TH

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

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Listing Text

SO 8610/8710
6/258 Classical seat, c.150 m
north-west of The Stables
Garden pavilion. c.1750, possibly by Thomas Robins. Limestone ashlar, slate
roof. An open bower with two banded Doric columns carrying pediment, and banded
responds to the back wall of ashlar, render to the front. The frieze, centre of
of pediment and column bands are vermiculated. The whole set to a stone stylo-
bate. One of a group of garden buildings in an important surviving rococo
ensemble, facing across a theatre-like valley towards the House (q.v.) and
Stables (q.v.).
(Mowl, T and White, R; Thomas Robins at Painswick, Jnl of Garden History, Vol 4,
no 2).

Listing NGR: SO8629710642

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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