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The Gables

A Grade II* Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.786 / 51°47'9"N

Longitude: -2.1937 / 2°11'37"W

OS Eastings: 386734

OS Northings: 209726

OS Grid: SO867097

Mapcode National: GBR 1M0.XX8

Mapcode Global: VH94R.XCMN

Entry Name: The Gables

Listing Date: 21 October 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152180

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133259

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Painswick

Built-Up Area: Painswick

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Painswick St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/04/2016

SO 8609/8709 (part)
8/82

PAINSWICK
FRIDAY STREET (north west side)
The Gables

21.10.55

GV
II*
House. C16 and C17, but remnants of earlier roof possibly to a hall house. Coursed and squared limestone, stone slate roof. Set in corner, the house may originally have extended further left into what is now the Old Inn (q.v.) in George Court. Through passage plan, but difficult to read overall. Two storeys and attics, 2 coped gables, that to left has single light over 3-light over 4-light over 3-light, all ovolo-mould stone mullions and to stopped hoods, but gable lights have drip-mould full width; a further continuous drip-mould under the first floor window in right half. Central arched opening to plank and fillet door with keystone to arch. Two stone stacks, roofs at differing levels. Back has central C17 plank and nail-head door and two gables, that to right with fenestration as front: Interior: dining room with heavy chamfer beams. Sitting room large square fire opening of C16 with moulded stopped surround, and built in to what is now the party wall, a deep moulded C16 transverse beam; ceiling joists are chamfered stopped. One upper room has further C16 square fire opening with moulded mantel shelf and geometrical drops with lozenges; decorative shallow relief plaster ceiling. Small blocked light facing north-east. C16 plaster ceilings surviving at first floor level, revealed following the removal of C20 partitions. Roof retains most of early timber, including two pairs of heavy arch-braced principals, one of which may have been to open hall; arch braces chamfered. An important survival in the town centre.


Listing NGR: SO8673409726

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