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Latitude: 51.7912 / 51°47'28"N
Longitude: -2.2 / 2°11'59"W
OS Eastings: 386303
OS Northings: 210305
OS Grid: SO863103
Mapcode National: GBR 1M0.NM2
Mapcode Global: VH94R.T7BP
Entry Name: Pigeon House at Painswick House
Listing Date: 24 August 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1090941
English Heritage Legacy ID: 133439
Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6
Civil Parish: Painswick
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Painswick St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
PAINSWICK PAINSWICK HOUSE
6/252 Pigeon House at Painswick
House (formerly listed as
Octagonal Building in
Painswick House Park)
Pigeon house. Mid C18. Limestone ashlar, timber top storey and lead cupola. A
splendid classical structure with square rusticated base broached to octagonal
upper level carrying hexagonal louvred crown and cupola. Ground level has deep
recessed alcove with segmental head to each cardinal face with deep voussoirs
below a plain string; above are 8 lofty arched openings with rusticated quoins
and voussoirs. Louvred ventilators above with paired openings and arches.
Ground level has very low pitched cross vault. Windows generally at first floor
are blocked. The ground floor recess towards the house seems to have had a
portico or canopy cut in at some time, also has narrow door giving access to a
stair. Interior not accessible.
Listing NGR: SO8630310305
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