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Lemington House and Boundary Wall to East and Railings to North

A Grade II* Listed Building in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9898 / 51°59'23"N

Longitude: -1.7023 / 1°42'8"W

OS Eastings: 420538

OS Northings: 232418

OS Grid: SP205324

Mapcode National: GBR 4PB.8F8

Mapcode Global: VHBYZ.F7XX

Entry Name: Lemington House and Boundary Wall to East and Railings to North

Listing Date: 5 March 1981

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341717

English Heritage Legacy ID: 126726

Location: Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL56

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Moreton-in-Marsh

Built-Up Area: Moreton-in-Marsh

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Moreton-in-Marsh St David

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

1.
5224 MORETON-IN-THE-MARSH OXFORD STREET
(south side)


Lemington House and
boundary wall to east
and railings to north
SP 2032 SE 2/42 5.3.81

II* GV

2.
Mid-late C17 remodelled in circa 1760s. Front in 2 parts both 2-storeys. West part:
dressed rubble with Cotswold stone roof and central chimney with diagonal shafts.
Fenestration altered: glazing bar sashes, in rebated surrounds for cross-mullioned
windows, one on first floor, a pair on ground floor; one earlier window blocked on
each floor to right. Pedimented doorcase to left with 6-panel door. To rear:
dormer gable, fenestration altered except attic which retains 3-light mullion
window with drip; there is a drip over the first floor windows. East part: on
basement. Ashlar with modillion cornice and parapet; ground floor cill string.
Cotswold stone roof with coped verges, later end chimneys. Main feature is full-
height 3 window bays to left, glazing bar sashes with echoing panels in parapet.
Lead rainwater head to left and 10 ft boundary wall linking with Bengal House (qv).
Spear head rails on dwarf-stone walls to road. Rear Extension: Long and T-plan
with mullion and transom windows. Interior: stairs at angle with rear wing; the
C17 wide spaced balusters survive to the upper parts, shaped handrail survives
intact, otherwise altered in mid-C19. Ground floor room of west wing has richly
moulded beams and plaster. The first floor bay window room in the east wing is
an excellent example of the period, half-panelled and with many original fittings.
One room in rear wing is fully panelled with moulded late C17 panelling. More
moulded beams to west wing in upper rooms. The roof structure of the C17 parts
is solid late C17 indicating that the rear wing post-dates the west wing; in the
former one curved collar.


Listing NGR: SP2053832418

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