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Washwell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7896 / 51°47'22"N

Longitude: -2.1915 / 2°11'29"W

OS Eastings: 386887

OS Northings: 210125

OS Grid: SO868101

Mapcode National: GBR 1M0.QS0

Mapcode Global: VH94R.Y8SX

Entry Name: Washwell House

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340493

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133226

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Painswick

Built-Up Area: Painswick

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Painswick St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

PAINSWICK CHELTENHAM ROAD
SO 8610/8710
(east side)
6/50
Washwell House
GV II
Detached house, possibly formerly three. C17, C18 and early C19. Limewashed
coursed rubble to street, stone slate roofs, but slate to low unit to left.
Building presents main front away from road, and backs are close to and parallel
with the road. In three principal, connected units, but with a low one storey
link to a gabled unit, far left. Three gable stacks with cappings, and one
brick ridge stack to left. From the road a gabled two storey and attic unit
with 2 over 3-light casements and a French door, this has concrete tile roof;
then a low link with plank door to wood lintel. Main block then in 3 units; the
first has 2 storeys and attic with a 3-light dormer with stone slate cheeks,
leading to lights over a 2-light chamfered mullion casement with leading, over a
similar casement without leading; first floor is a single light stair window.
Middle unit is set back, and door, off-centre left is 6-panel flush in gabled
porch with solid stone cheeks, down steps from street level; ground floor has
two wide-spaced 12-pane sashes, first floor has one to right. The third unit
has plain wall except for small opening at eaves and a ventilation grille; the
return gable wall has a 2 over a 3-light casement and a French door to right.
Garden front, from left: 3 window block with two gabled 2-light dormers over one
12 and two 16-light sashes above 2 large 12-paned and a pair of margin-light
doors under a stone slate pentice on brackets; this unit in coursed dressed
stone. Middle unit is ashlar with three 2-light dormers over three 12-pane
sashes each at first and ground floors; those in bay 3 are smaller than the
others. Third unit in coursed dressed stone has one 2-light chamfer mullion
casement at first and ground floors to the right of a C20 glazed door. This is
linked by a plain wall to a gabled unit with C20 fenestration. Interior not
inspected. The building forms an effective entry point to the north end of the
town, in conjunction with Washwell Barn (qv) opposite. The road was made in
1820/21.


Listing NGR: SO8688710125

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