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Convent of St Rose of Lima

A Grade II Listed Building in Stroud, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7472 / 51°44'49"N

Longitude: -2.2195 / 2°13'10"W

OS Eastings: 384941

OS Northings: 205408

OS Grid: SO849054

Mapcode National: GBR 1MK.HP0

Mapcode Global: VH94Y.GBZZ

Entry Name: Convent of St Rose of Lima

Listing Date: 25 June 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340943

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131306

Location: Stroud, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Stroud

Built-Up Area: Stroud

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

1. BEECHES GREEN

5227
(South Side)
Convent of St Rose of Lima
SO 8405 5/114
SO 8505 5/114
II Gv
2.
1867. Architect Benjamin Bucknell. House of Dominican sisters. Coursed rubble
with ashlar dressings. Pitched tile roofs. 3 storeys and attics, Stone rainwater
gutters on prominent corbels at eaves level. Coped gables and kneelers. Staircase
turret with pyramidal sprocketed roof, crowned by wooden bellcote: windows graded
along line of stairs. Mullioned windows. some with hoodmoulds, some with Caernarvon
arches. 2 timber-framed oriels running through lst and 2nd floor levels, and
lmore at 2nd floor level only. Porch with tiled roof, taken on wooden brackets.
Chapel (added 1888-95 to Bucknell's design) is aisleless. 5 bays of quadripartite
rib vaulting and polygonel chevet. Colonnettes taken on corbels; Remois passage
behind. Plate tracery in windows.
The Church of the Immaculate Conception, its Presbytery, Sacristy and Parish Hall,
the Convent of St Rose of Lima, The Rosary, and Beechville form group.


Listing NGR: SO8494105408

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