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Drakestones House and Attached Stable Block, and Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stinchcombe, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6782 / 51°40'41"N

Longitude: -2.3854 / 2°23'7"W

OS Eastings: 373447

OS Northings: 197789

OS Grid: ST734977

Mapcode National: GBR 0LS.PQS

Mapcode Global: VH957.L2SS

Entry Name: Drakestones House and Attached Stable Block, and Walls

Listing Date: 26 April 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131579

Location: Stinchcombe, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL11

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Stinchcombe

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Stinchcombe St Cyr

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ST 79 NW STINCHCOMBE WOTTON ROAD
3/126 (east side)

Drakestones House and
attached stable block,
and walls

II*


Detached dwelling. Oswald P Milne. 1911. Squared and coursed marlstone, stone slate
roofs. T-plan main house plus service wing, and on the north side, courtyard formed
by low wing, walls, gate iers, and L-plan stable block forming second smaller
courtyard. South elevation two storeys and attic, 3-windowed, plus one-windowed to
projecting gable, right, and 3-windowed to service block. All wood casements with
glazing bars and tile-crease cills, variously 2, 3 or 4-light, voussoirs over. Two
ridge stacks, and large eaves stack near left hand end. Entrance through projecting
2-storey porch on north side, set in swept down main roof slope and with gable to
right containing 2, 3 and 4-light transomed casements. To right of porch, bell hung
to small dormer. Over door, coat of arms with motto 'ALLA TA HARA'. Plain wall
return, left, and second return to square piers c3 m high and stable block; also,
from north-west corner of main block run of c14 m wall 2.7 m high, stone slate
capping, containing one square door opening.

Interior not viewed, but reputed to contain original decorations and fittings.

House should have been designed by Gimson, but his costs too high, according to
information from Mr Mildmay, son of the original client.
A very splendid and restrained example of the Cotswold Country House style of the
period, virtually unaltered. See also CL.


Listing NGR: ST7344797789

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