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Osborne House Including Walled Courtyard with Coach House and Stables,and Adjoining Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Frocester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7349 / 51°44'5"N

Longitude: -2.3178 / 2°19'3"W

OS Eastings: 378151

OS Northings: 204065

OS Grid: SO781040

Mapcode National: GBR 0L9.2V8

Mapcode Global: VH94W.SN1D

Entry Name: Osborne House Including Walled Courtyard with Coach House and Stables,and Adjoining Garden Wall

Listing Date: 24 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171532

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132897

Location: Frocester, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Frocester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Frocester St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


SO 70 SE FROCESTER BATH ROAD
(east side)

1/103 Osborne House including walled
courtyard with coach house and
stables, and adjoining garden wall

II

Detached house with adjoining walled courtyard incorporating coach
house and stable. Set of 4 piers with linking wall to north west
side, linked to courtyard. c1830; later C19 addition to rear.
Ashlar limestone; coursed rubble to rear and courtyard; ashlar
chimneys; Welsh slate roofs. Two-storey; lower parallel rear
range. Courtyard to rear has stables on north west side with small
coach house opposite. South west front: 3-window fenestration, all
12-pane sashes, outer in very slight break-forwards. Central
doorway with moulded architraves and glazed double doors; portico
porch with paired square piers, entablature and blocking course.
Plain plinth and upper floor level band. Projecting eaves to low-
pitched hipped roof. Upper floor windows retain later Cl9 sunblind
valencing. South east side: 2-window fenestration. Two eaves-
mounted chimneys, one to side, other to rear, both with modillion
cornice. Rear: lower 2-storey service range with mixed sash and
casement fenestration. Walled courtyard has stable with segmental
arched stable doors, central parapet-gabled break forward having
kneelers. Central segmental arched doorway with similar loft door
above. Coach house has large round arched doorway in gabled front
end, rear with hipped roof. Row of 4 square piers with gabled
weathered caps form end feature to walled garden. Central square-
headed doorway; outer copings sweeping up to piers. Remainder of
walled garden is not of special interest.
Interior: slender turned balusters to open well staircase. Central
rectangular sky-light. A good example of the villa style, unusual
in retaining complete stabling and coach house facilities in small
courtyard.
(N.M. Herbert, 'Frocester' in V.C.H. Glos. x, 1972, pp. 170-178).


Listing NGR: SO7815104065

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