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Red Stables, Painswick

Description: Red Stables

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133562

OS Grid Reference: SO8738908689
OS Grid Coordinates: 387389, 208689
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7767, -2.1842

Location: Yokehouse Lane, Painswick, Gloucestershire GL6 7QS

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

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Listing Text

SO 80 NE
Bull's Cross
5/365 (south side)
Red Stables
Barn and folly. Mid C18. Coursed and squared stone in shallow beds, dressed
limestone flush quoins and other detail, corrugated asbestos cement. A lofty
front wall to road, concealing barn on two levels under a lean-to roof behind. To
road is screen wall to crenellated top over lunette and central quatrefoil at
upper level over two filled door openings beneath fanlights and central pair
diagonal plank door under fanlight. All openings with flat pilaster surrounds or
platbands; impost blocks, to doorways. Return, left with circular pitching eye;
right return the same, with plank door in platband surround. Back has opening
approached by flight of concrete steps to barn in 7 narrow bays with an arch-
braced lean-to structure to cruck-like principals; bolted members. Sometimes
known as the 'hate wall', the folly is reputed to have been built to block out
light from Greenhouse Court (q.v) which lies on the opposite side of the road.
There was considerable ivy growth to the right-hand end of the building at the
time of survey (February 1986).
(See: 'The Strange Lost World of Pan's Lodge' by Dr T Mowl and Roger White, in
Gloucestershire and Avon Life, November 1982).

Listing NGR: SO8738908689

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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