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A Grade II Listed Building in Eastleach, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7463 / 51°44'46"N

Longitude: -1.7114 / 1°42'41"W

OS Eastings: 420019

OS Northings: 205323

OS Grid: SP200053

Mapcode National: GBR 4S7.D4W

Mapcode Global: VHC04.9C3N

Entry Name: Kingshill

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Last Amended: 5 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341412

English Heritage Legacy ID: 127438

Location: Eastleach, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Eastleach

Built-Up Area: Eastleach Martin

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Eastleach St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 1905-2005
13/190 Kingshill
(previously listed as Greenberry
23.1.52 House)
Large detached house. South part probably mid-late C17, dated
R.D.B. 1738, restored 1955; north part added c1830. Coursed
rubble limestone; ashlar chimneys; stone slate roof. Two
parallel ranges with link; 2-storey with attic. South front:
long restored range with recessed chamfered mullioned casements of
2, 3 and 4 lights. Central C20 gabled porch. Two ridge-mounted
ashlar chimneys with plain caps. East end: gable end of restored
south range to left with datestone and C18 or C19 'medieval'
chimney used as finial. Parapet gabled end of north range to right
has cusped traceried Gothick fenestration of Decorated and
Perpendicular type, 3 in canted crenellated ground floor bay
window, 4-light to upper floor and attic 3-light without cusping to
intersecting tracery. North side: stone 2-light casement to c1830
wing; eaves-mounted chimney with moulded cap. Projecting gabled
wing to rear of south range; lower part to right links with early
C19 former barn, now garages.
Interior: high moulded ceiling to main room of Gothick addition,
with matching panelled door and marble fireplace. Stained glass is
said to have come from Tewkesbury Abbey. Unusual bolection moulded
architrave to nearby doorway has Chinese-style painting, now
slightly damaged. Important position overlooking Leach valley.
Medieval chimney, possibly associated with house, stands in garden
to south east (q.v.).
(N.M. Herbert, 'Eastleach Turville' in V.C.H. Glos. vii, 1981, pp.
61-69; A.P. Ledger, Eastleach Martin and Eastleach Turville, 1974;
and D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: SP2001905323

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