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Paradise House

A Grade II Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7994 / 51°47'57"N

Longitude: -2.1883 / 2°11'18"W

OS Eastings: 387108

OS Northings: 211212

OS Grid: SO871112

Mapcode National: GBR 1M0.5K8

Mapcode Global: VH94S.01ZD

Entry Name: Paradise House

Listing Date: 21 October 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153537

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133451

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

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

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Listing Text

PAINSWICK PARADISE
SO 81 SE
2/264 Paradise House
21.10.55
GV II
Country house, now special school. Later C18 and C19. Flemish brickwork north
front, remainder ashlar or coursed and squared limestone, slate roof. Near
symmetrical main front in 2 storeys and attic and 5 windows, but with short
extended section in stretcher bond brick to left. Ground floor has small canted
bay with hipped roof, left, with 1:2:1 lights to arched heads, then two large
square C20 bays flanking Doric pedimented portico with wide 4-panel door under
decorative transom light. First floor has five 12-pane sashes in reveals;
centre 3 bays stepped slightly forward, with plain pediment, and central opening
in wide blind arch. Stone cornice; parapet and copings. Return right has two
12-pane sashes and two blind openings and a late hexagonal bay with 12-pane
sashes at ground and first floors and a 2-light casement at second floor.
Return left has an oriel window with battlemented top. Back is late C19
addition in 3 storeys and 4 windows, 4-pane sashes. Lean-to conservatory.
Interior much modified in C20; the original entrance hall has decorative frieze
and egg and dart to cornice.


Listing NGR: SO8710811212

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