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Egypt House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6976 / 51°41'51"N

Longitude: -2.2193 / 2°13'9"W

OS Eastings: 384938

OS Northings: 199896

OS Grid: ST849998

Mapcode National: GBR 1N4.HQP

Mapcode Global: VH954.HL3G

Entry Name: Egypt House

Listing Date: 17 July 1980

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186726

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354738

Location: Nailsworth, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Nailsworth

Built-Up Area: Nailsworth

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Nailsworth St George

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

STROUD ROAD
I.
5227
(north-east side)
Egypt House
ST 8499 6/6B
II* GV
2.
Dated 1698. Good example of a cross-gabled Cotswold house. Two and a
half storeys. Coursed rubble with stone-tile roof. Central chimney.
Chamfered plinth. Weathered bands at ground and first floor lintel levels.
Two attic gables with moulded oval lights above windows. Five windows,
mostly mullion and transom type with ovolo mouldings. Central doorway
with chamfered surround and Sun Fire Insurance Plaque. Twin gabled return
to right with dated central door ("R(ichard) W(ebb) 1698" on lintel) and
flanking single light windows. Left hand return has central staircase
windows at different levels, fenestration irregular including a 3 light
and several 2 light mullion windows; basement openings.
Interior: dog-leg staircase with square newels and ball-finials, twisted
balusters to straight string and a flat handrail with moulded sides.
Oak door in stair hall with 3 raised and fielded panels. Some panelling
in north-east ground floor room; room above has bolection fireplace and
main beam has ovolo mouldings and decorative stops. Thought to be an
early example of a double-pile house.


Listing NGR: ST8493899896

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