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Vatch House

A Grade II Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7589 / 51°45'32"N

Longitude: -2.1874 / 2°11'14"W

OS Eastings: 387164

OS Northings: 206706

OS Grid: SO871067

Mapcode National: GBR 1MD.RSP

Mapcode Global: VH94Z.11HY

Entry Name: Vatch House

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223663

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133520

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Painswick

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Stroud St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

PAINSWICK THE VATCH, Slad
SO 80 NE
5/326 Vatch House
II
Detached house. Mainly early C19 but some earlier C17 fabric. Coursed and
squared limestone to large flush quoins. Concrete tile or Welsh slate roofs. A
complex accumulative ground, with an L-plan front block and two parallel back
wings, the upper one with gable to road. Entry front has wings at right angles,
each with large central flush gable to kneelers. Two storeys and attics, 1, 2,
on 3-light stone mullioned windows in pattern of 1 over 2 over 3; to right are
chamfer-mullioned, to left are moulded with cusped travery. In internal angle a
later porch. Left gable with stack. Back of left wing has 2 light pointed
windows with Y-tracery, including a large stair light. Far right, set back is
small wing to embattled parapet. A back wing is 3 storeys, 3 windows now steel
casement, but probably of the C17. A length of boundary wall to the road at the
higher end of the site contains a Gothick door to pointed head, wall extends
about 10 m and varies from about 3.5 m to about 2.5 m in height. Interior
includes two roof trusses in heavy members with chamfered arch-like bracing;
first floor has one chamfered beam to bar stop, and a transverse beam to curved
bracket. Main room ground floor right includes paralled walls and compartmental
ceiling. Window shutters.


Listing NGR: SO8716406706

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