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Recreation Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7659 / 51°45'57"N

Longitude: -2.185 / 2°11'5"W

OS Eastings: 387330

OS Northings: 207485

OS Grid: SO873074

Mapcode National: GBR 1MF.6DB

Mapcode Global: VH94S.2WR4

Entry Name: Recreation Cottage

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340231

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133491

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Painswick

Built-Up Area: Slad

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Uplands All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

PAINSWICK SLAD
SO 80 NE
5/300 Recreation Cottage
II
Shown on Ordnance Map as Recreation Room. Detached cottage, perhaps formerly 2,
and at one time with a recreation room and laundry. C18 and C19. squared and
coursed limestone to large flush quoins, left; coursed rubble to flush quoins,
right. Stone slate roof, one gable and one ridge stone stacks. Two storeys and
attic, irregular 2 + 2 windows; to left a 3-light casement at ground floor under
two 2-light at first floor and a gabled 3-light dormer, plank door under large
flush stone lintel with slight peak and a 4-armed incised device, to right.
Beyond straight joint corresponding with ridge stack, a 4-light stone chamfer-
mullion casement with hood over first 3 lights only, and a C20 two-light stone
mullioned casement in former door opening; above are two 2-light wood casements,
and a 3-light gabled dormer. The back has a 1½ storey extension far left, with
plank door to hood under a 2-light recessed-chamfer mullion casement to hood;
main part, with concrete slates, has two C20 gabled dormers, limewashed rubble
walling, a single light casement with leading at first floor, and at ground
floor two 2-light recessed-chamfer mullion casements with stopped hoods, and a
central blocked doorway. Right return from road includes Cl9 glazed door up 5
steps to meet internal stair. Interior only partly accessible, with C19 fire-
place at left end: building may have originated as a through-passage 3-cell
plan, but has undergone extensive modification; the roof is said to have been
replaced in part in 1926, and the name derives from a former use as recreation
room for the village. Set well down from and at an angle to the B4070 road.


Listing NGR: SO8733007485

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