History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Rapsgate Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Colesbourne, Gloucestershire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7974 / 51°47'50"N

Longitude: -2.0109 / 2°0'39"W

OS Eastings: 399342

OS Northings: 210971

OS Grid: SO993109

Mapcode National: GBR 2NL.8DH

Mapcode Global: VHB2B.328Y

Entry Name: Rapsgate Park

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 127139

Location: Colesbourne, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Colesbourne

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Colesbourne St James

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

Find accommodation in
Colesbourne

Listing Text

SO 91 SE COLESBOURNE RAPSGATE

3/38 Rapsgate Park

4.6.52
II

Large country house. Late C17 remodelled and enlarged C18; altered
in 1903. Roughcast render forming panels on main facades; ashlar
quoins and window surrounds; stone slate roof; Central staircase
hall with one room laterally, west range of 2 storeys with attic
added to C17 cross-passage plan house to form L; service wing to
east; 2 small service room wings to north. Main west range has
5-window front with 2 windows at south end side: all cross-windows
with recessed chamfer to mullions and transoms; plain projecting
drip moulding above ground floor windows; central doorway with
moulded stone architrave is an alteration; 3 roof dormers with
timber casements, the central dormer being slightly larger; hipped
roof. C20 hipped roof single-storey addition at south end.
Facing east at back of main range a staircase cross-window; eaves-
mounted ashlar chimney and ridge mounted in east wing, both with
moulded caps and strings. Three window east wing: all cross-
windows at front; 3 roof dormers. At back a C17 2-light recessed
chamfered mullioned window with hood moulding; chamfered stone
jambs and deep stone lintel to doorway of small back service wing.
Main service wing now has cross-windows to match, added in 1903
remodelling.
Interior: largely dating from 1903, but stone vaulted cellar
survives in C18 west range. One room fully panelled in apple.
House is in a prominent position overlooking a wooded valley.
(A. R. J. Jurica, 'Colesbourne' in V.C.H. Glos. vii, 1981, pp. 183-
192.)


Listing NGR: SO9934210971

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.