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The Leasowes

A Grade II Listed Building in Sapperton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7334 / 51°44'0"N

Longitude: -2.0723 / 2°4'20"W

OS Eastings: 395100

OS Northings: 203857

OS Grid: SO951038

Mapcode National: GBR 2P8.BVS

Mapcode Global: VHB2H.1P9J

Entry Name: The Leasowes

Listing Date: 21 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 128372

Location: Sapperton, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Sapperton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Sapperton St Kenelm

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


2/96 The Leasowes


Detached house. c1903 by Ernest Gimson, partially destroyed by
fire in 1941 and rebuilt to slightly different design. Rubble
stone with originally a thick thatch roof and eyebrow dormers,
replaced after 1941 with Cotswold stone-slate roof and gabled
dormers. One very large lateral stack on south west side (with
small gabled porch at base) with stepped off-sets, and one tall
single flue on opposite side of wing with random dove perches. 2
stacks to main range. L-plan, 2 storeys. North west side has 2
gabled dormers cutting eaves, and below a new glazed-in loggia with
the circular stone pillars still surviving that originally formed a
drying area for timber. Curved lobby area in angle of L, leads to
north west gable with leaded casements, 3-light above 4-light, with
wide flat stone-mullions, large lintels, quoins and aprons. South
east front has 2 eaves dormers.
Interior: after the fire ceiling level on ground floor was lowered
and the book shelves running along the top of the living room wall
have gone. Some original doors, and fireplace in main room, but
all upstairs fireplaces now blocked.

Listing NGR: SO9510003857

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