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Knowle House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cranham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8147 / 51°48'53"N

Longitude: -2.1456 / 2°8'44"W

OS Eastings: 390056

OS Northings: 212910

OS Grid: SO900129

Mapcode National: GBR 1LW.4BX

Mapcode Global: VH94L.RNK5

Entry Name: Knowle House

Listing Date: 29 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132793

Location: Cranham, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL4

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Cranham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cranham St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


2/234 Knowle House


Detached house. Late C17, substantially rebuilt 1845. Ashlar front, coursed
and random rubble limestone to sides and rear; ashlar chimneys; Welsh slate
roof. Single depth, 2-room plan, three-storey, with single-storey outshut to
rear. Two-storey addition to west end. South front: 3-window facade with
central break-forward; 16-pane sashes to ground and middle floors, 12-pane to
attic, one altered with top hung light. Central doorway with pilasters and
entablature; dated 'P. H. 1845' over door. Diagonal lattice glazing bars to
fanlight above readed transom; 4-panel part glazed door. Plain cill band to
middle floor. Parapet gabled ends, each with chimney having plain cap. Scat-
tered small casements to east end, this with C17 masonry up to first floor
level. C19 lean-to to west end, increased in height in C20. Rear outshut was
originally open shelter, now incorporated into house. Original mullioned window
opening; are still visible internally, in the rear wall. One retains its leaded
casements. Central staircase and other fittings date from 1845. This house is
of considerable social interest, illustrating an adaption of the 'standard'
Stroud/Painswick gabled cottage, to a small Victorian villa.

Listing NGR: SO9005612910

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