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Latitude: 51.6765 / 51°40'35"N
Longitude: -2.3019 / 2°18'6"W
OS Eastings: 379219
OS Northings: 197563
OS Grid: ST792975
Mapcode National: GBR 0LX.T0D
Mapcode Global: VH959.14X5
Entry Name: Bencombe House
Listing Date: 23 June 1952
Last Amended: 26 April 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1171515
English Heritage Legacy ID: 131606
Location: Uley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL11
Civil Parish: Uley
Built-Up Area: Uley
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Uley with Owlpen and Nympsfield
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
ST 79 NE ULEY LAMPERN HILL
4/153 (south side)
(formerly listed under
Road to Tetbury)
Large detached dwelling. Early C18. Squared, coursed and dressed limestone, moulded
cornice and parapet, stone slate hipped roof, two ashlar stacks with moulded
cappings. A characteristic square plan, plus large 1926 extension, right. Two
storeys and attics, 3-windowed, 2-light casements with leaded glazing under segmental
heads first floor, 2-light plain casements under flat heads ground floor and central
6-panel door, part glazed, in Ionic pilaster portico with segmental pediment with
pulvinated frieze and dentil cornice approached by flight of seven flared stone steps
with wrought-iron handrail and balustrade. North face return, left, 5-windowed, as
main front, plus 2 dormers.
Interior: fine contemporary staircase with twisted balusters and swept handrail,
including 4 twisted balusters at newel positions: staircase layout modified at time
of 1926 extensions. Ground floor, left, painted panelling and contemporary fireplace,
many original panelled doors. One first floor room with beamed compartmental ceiling.
One of the Uley clothier's houses, extended in this century, but containing
substantial original work.
Listing NGR: ST7921997563
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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