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Lullingworth House The Cottage, Painswick

Description: Lullingworth House The Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 133507

OS Grid Reference: SO8637309424
OS Grid Coordinates: 386373, 209424
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7833, -2.1989

Location: A46, Painswick, Gloucestershire GL6 6UT

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

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Listing Text

SO 8609/8709
(west side
7/317 Lullingworth House and The
Large detached house, set back from road. C17, C18, C19 and C20. Limestone
ashlar, or brickwork, stone slate roof. Layout developed from C17 cove with
late C18 extensions and outbuildings to give a double-banked principal form and
a service courtyard. Mainly 2 storeys and attics. Garden front, to south west
has found blind sunk arched openings with large 12-pane sashes and one smaller
arched recess with sash, perhaps formerly used as doorway. At first floor 3
large 12-pane sashes; 3 hipped dormers. Two large triple-shafted stacks with
cappings and skirts. Return to left mainly in brick various openings, some sash
and some casement, including 2-light C17 chamfered-mullion stone casement in
stack, top right. One full cross-gable; service wing extends left and returns
to The Cottage and a unit with Gothick windows two 2-light with Y-tracery and
leading; a flat ogee-headed former door opening now with cross wind and a
leading. The entrance front has two gabled units plus open-sided porch; wing at
right angles at back of courtyard, with swept down roof, and a small return
gable to the Cottage. Back of main C17 block, facing courtyard has two cross-
gables. 1+1 fenestration. At ground floor a recessed arched panel with 12-pane
porch and two 2-light small casements under a string course carried along over
the flat elliptical porch opening; plank and fillet C20 door. First floor has
large 12-pane sash, and 3-light chamfer-mullion with hood; similar casement with
hood to each gable. Return has 2 and 3-light chamfer-mullion and at ground
floor a 4-light with transom. All stone mullioned casements are double-
chamfered. Courtyard enclosed by brick wall to stone coping. Extreme right is
small gabled unit with casement over garage door. Interior: mostly work of the
early C19, with many paralled doors in reeded doorcases with lion-head paterae,
but a mid C18 stone fireplace, probably from elsewhere in Painswick, eaved
architrave with central recess carved fruit panel cutting through leaf-decorated
pulvinated frieze below egg-and-dart moult to mantelshelf. Also in earlier part
of house, a stone fire surround to 4-centre arch and moulded to steps. Fire
open well stair with mahogany swept handrail to late C20 turned balusters;
scrolled ends to treads. A complex building reflecting three major stages of
building; the last, in about 1900, by P R Mosley Horder.

Listing NGR: SO8637309424

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Source: English Heritage

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