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Description: Abbey Farmhouse
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133517
OS Grid Reference: SO8733406328
OS Grid Coordinates: 387334, 206328
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7555, -2.1849
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PAINSWICK THE VATCH, Slad
SO 80 NE
5/307 Abbey Farmhouse
Detached house. Mid C17 with c19 refenestration. Coursed limestone rubble to
flush quoins, stone slate roof, 3 gable stacks, part brick, part stone. A
typical cross-gabled Cotswold house with central 2-storey porch; later, lower
wing attached at left gable. To road is 2½ storeys two full gables 3 windows,
3-light to ground and first floors and 2-light in gables; a single light at
first floor to left of porch. Upper level of porch has 2-light. All these are
stone mullioned with pointed heads to lights contained under stepped hoods, with
iron casements and leading with interlaced top. Flush, but lower wing, left has
C20 two light over 3-light casements in one bay. Central doorway in porch steep
pointed arch with chamfered surround, under a continuous string, but as the
front wall only; inner door is plank and nail-head, with an early lock and
cross-battened back. Rear of building similar to front, with 2 gables, but
blocked lights to gables and at centre first floor a 2-light wood casement with
leading, and at ground floor a 2-light wood casement to pointed heads, a 2-light
recessed chamfer with hood and a 3-light as at front. Extension has 2-light
under 3-light wood casement. Interior not fully inspected. Entrance hall has
stone flagged floor; some chamfered beams. An old iron hand pump remains for
the kitchen. A splendid house, set high above the Lane and looking across Slad
Listing NGR: SO8733406328
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Source: English Heritage
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