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Down Farmhouse, Painswick

Description: Down Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 133495

OS Grid Reference: SO8809908003
OS Grid Coordinates: 388099, 208003
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7706, -2.1739

Location: Painswick, Gloucestershire GL6 7LE

Locality: Painswick
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 7LE

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

SO 80 NE
5/384 Steanbridge Farmhouse

The entry shall be amended to read:-


5/384 Down Farmhouse


SO 80 NE
5/384 Steanbridge Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa late C18. Limestone ashlar front, coursed
limestone at sides and rear. Stone tile 2-span roof with gable end
and parapets. Ashlar gable end stacks with moulded cornices and
square yellow clay pots. Square double depth plan. Palladian style
2-storeys and attic. Symmetrical 1:3:1 bay south front, the centre
breaks forward with small pediment containing large oculus 12-pane
sashes, all replacements except for 2 on ground floor left. Central
doorway with small later parts and glazed doors. 3-window left-hand
(west) return, some blind, 12 and 6-pane sashes, those on right
original. Symmetrical 3-bay rear elevation with 2 and 3-light stone
mullion windows and central panelled door, partly glazed.
Interior: The front doorway originally gave into an entrance passage
but now leads directly into the large parlour on left (derivative)
of a hall with a very large fireplace, its chimneypiece having been
removed, and unchamfered ceiling beams front right hand, small
parlours, not inspected. Stairwell behind small parlour has dog-leg
stairs with stick balusters and moulded handrail ramped up to column
newels. To rear right the drawing is now the dining room and to rear
left the kitchen has a fireplace with a kowtel-moulded stone
chimneypiece with a baystone. First floor and attics not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO8809908003

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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