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Kimsbury House

A Grade II Listed Building in Upton St. Leonards, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8153 / 51°48'55"N

Longitude: -2.1974 / 2°11'50"W

OS Eastings: 386491

OS Northings: 212984

OS Grid: SO864129

Mapcode National: GBR 1LT.38H

Mapcode Global: VH94K.VMQQ

Entry Name: Kimsbury House

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340636

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131871

Location: Upton St. Leonards, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL4

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Upton St. Leonards

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Upton St Leonards St Leonards

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(east side)

6/210 Kimsbury House


Large country house. c1885; by F.S. Waller. Rock-faced coursed
rubble limestone; ashlar dressings; ashlar chimmney; Welsh slate
roof. Double depth central staircase plan; 2-storey with attic; 2-
storey service wing to south. Stylistically a mix of Jacobean
revival and Queen Anne. West front: central parapet gable breaks
forward with moulded coping and finials; 2-window fenestration to
lower floors either side of gable are sashes with keyed segmental
arches and beaded architraves; 12-pane upper floor sashes, no
glazing bars to ground floor; 2 hipped roofed attic dormers;
moulded eaves and plain banding between floors; central pedimented
projecting porch in Roman Doric order with rusticated inner arch to
front and sides; balustraded porch parapet; 6-panel fielded door in
round-arched glazed screen; wide ridge-mounted rectangular chimneys
with moulded caps. Service wing to left with 3-window 12-pane sash
fenestration and hipped roof; single-storey service projection
converted to garage. North elevation: parapet gable to right with
2-storey canted bay window; 2-window fenestration to left with
chimney between. East elevation: central part of elevation has 3-
window fenestration, round-arched to ground floor with curved roof
to attached conservatory; large parapet gablets to hipped roofs of
flanking wing projections, each with 2-storey bay window; 2-storey
service wing to left.
Many rooms with classical fireplaces; stained glass hall windows.
An accomplished late Victorian house of considerable landscape
impact. Dominant upon ascent of Upton Hill.

Listing NGR: SO8649112984

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