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Eagle House Circa 25 Metres West of the Stables

A Grade II* Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7932 / 51°47'35"N

Longitude: -2.1993 / 2°11'57"W

OS Eastings: 386352

OS Northings: 210524

OS Grid: SO863105

Mapcode National: GBR 1M0.GSY

Mapcode Global: VH94R.T6P5

Entry Name: Eagle House Circa 25 Metres West of the Stables

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340532

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133450

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: 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 PAINSWICK HOUSE
SO 8610/8710
6/263 Eagle House, c.25 m west
of The Stables
GV II*
Garden element. c.1750, possibly by Thomas Robins. Squared and coursed lime-
stone, some remains of red paint or plaster, earth covered roof. A deep alcove
set into the hillside, with pointed arch under a frieze and battlements which
return c.1 m at each end as a balustrade to a garden outlook. The alcove is
about 2.5 m deep and wide to a flat back wall, and, beyond the outer wall is
flanked each side by damaged remains of good cut stone sides. Overall height
c4.5 m. Remains of one of a group of garden buildings in an important surviving
rococo ensemble.
(Mowl, T and White, R; Thomas Robins at Painswick, Jnl of Garden History, Vol 4,
no 2).


Listing NGR: SO8635210524

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