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Description: Gothic Seat Circa 150 Metres South West of Painswick House
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133449
OS Grid Reference: SO8618810379
OS Grid Coordinates: 386188, 210379
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7919, -2.2016
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PAINSWICK PAINSWICK HOUSE
6/262 Gothic seat, c.150 m
south west of Painswick
Garden element. c.1750, possibly by Thomas Robins. Large limestone ashlar
block front, rubble back wall, stone slate roof. A 3-bay open loggia with
pointed arches separated by clustered slender colonnettes, the central opening
wider, and with crenellations above a string course, raised in the centre
section. At the back are two raking buttresses. The interior has a rectangular
coved plaster vault; both this and the hipped roof in poor condition at time of
Survey (March 1986). One of a group of garden buildings in an important
surviving rococo ensemble, at the bottom end of a long north-south vista.
(Mowel, T and White, R; Thomas Robins at Painswick, Jnl of Garden History, Vol 4
Listing NGR: SO8618810379
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Source: English Heritage
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