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Bencombe House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Uley, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131606

Location: Uley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL11

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

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

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Listing Text

ST 79 NE ULEY LAMPERN HILL
4/153 (south side)
23.6.52
Bencombe House
(formerly listed under
Road to Tetbury)

II*


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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