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Cockpit at Yew Tree Mount

A Grade II Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8045 / 51°48'16"N

Longitude: -2.2105 / 2°12'37"W

OS Eastings: 385582

OS Northings: 211786

OS Grid: SO855117

Mapcode National: GBR 1LS.ZXN

Mapcode Global: VH94K.MXR0

Entry Name: Cockpit at Yew Tree Mount

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304762

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133319

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Painswick

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Edge St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

PAINSWICK HOLCOMBE
SO 81 SE
2/135
Cockpit at Yew Tree Mount
GV II
Underground cockpit. Dated 1830. Squared limestone, covered with earth and
planting; externally a large rustic vermiculated stone spans an opening letting
some light and air into a stone barrel-vault rectangular space about 5 x 4 m,
with a recess above to the 'window', and approached by long barrel vaulted pass-
age with flight of steps. Small, and uncharacteristic in shape, but locally
known as the cockpit, and not likely to have been an ice-house because of pro-
vision of light and ventilation: the entrance is said to have been originally
concealed within a garden store.


Listing NGR: SO8558211786

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