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Latitude: 51.771 / 51°46'15"N
Longitude: -2.3307 / 2°19'50"W
OS Eastings: 377280
OS Northings: 208085
OS Grid: SO772080
Mapcode National: GBR 0KP.ZJB
Mapcode Global: VH94P.KR77
Entry Name: Parklands
Listing Date: 11 March 2003
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1410003
Location: Whitminster, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL2
Civil Parish: Whitminster
Built-Up Area: Whitminster
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Whitminster St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
House. 1823. Limestone ashlar and rendered brick; slate roofs to deep boxed eaves and brick stacks.
PLAN: double-depth villa with entrance in NW front to vestibule and stair hall, the major rooms comprising double drawing room on right with bow window to SW and bay to SE; dining room in SE corner. NE service block.
EXTERIOR: moulded architraves to windows; double plat band to main elevations. Distyle in antis and pedimented portico; 6-panelled door with flanking margin lights and overlight. Tripartite sashes set in square bay window with console brackets. SW elevation has 3 windows set in bow window to left, with 6/6-pane first-floor sashes and later C19 plate glass sashes and later C19 plate glass sashes and French windows to ground floor. To right are two plate-glass sashes, that to ground floor with console brackets to cornice. SE elevation has canted bay to left with 6/6 and flanking 4/6-pane first-floor, and cornice above French window and flanking plate-glass sashes to ground floor. To right, semi-circular arched stair window with plate-glass sash and tripartite glazing-bar sash above two ground-floor windows with consoles to cornice. Service range has 7-window NW and 8-window SE elevations with glazing bar sashes under triple-keyed flat arches.
INTERIOR: moulded dados and architraves, and finely-moulded cornices and ceiling roses throughout. Octagonal vestibule with corner recesses and Greek Revival chimneypiece in the shape of a stele. Hall has marble floor with mahogany handrail and open-well stair with alternate lozenges to cast-iron balustrade. Fine marble and stone classical chimneypieces to ground and first floors.
A fine villa in the classical tradition, echoing contemporary developments in Bristol and Cheltenham.
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