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Taynton Court, Taynton

Description: Taynton Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 125783

OS Grid Reference: SO7423923075
OS Grid Coordinates: 374239, 223075
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9056, -2.3758

Location: Taynton, Gloucestershire GL19 3AH

Locality: Taynton
Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL19 3AH

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Listing Text


7/247 Taynton Court


Farmhouse; probably C17, altered early C19. Roughcast, probably
on stone, tiled roof. L-plan, rear wing probably late addition:
4 windows wide, 2 storeys with attics, one room deep. Entrance
facade, facing away from drive: 20-pane sash on right, flat timber
lintel. To left half-glazed front door, 2 flush panels below, up
one stone step; moulded surround, flat head: lean-to porch on
curved brackets. Nine-pane and 20-pane sashes to left, ground
slopes down beyond. First floor three 9-pane sashes, over door
and adjoining windows. Right return external rendered stack, 2
diamond-set brick flues: small, single-pane segmental-head window
to attic on left. Left return door to cellar below, ventilation
slats in upper half: 16-pane sash in ground floor, cambered head;
3-light mullion and transom with cambered head to first floor, 3-
light casement to attic, half-hip over.
Interior not inspected. Briefly belonged to Benjamin Disraeli by
virtue of his wife (K. & W. Thomas, Our Star of Taynton, 1981.)

Listing NGR: SO7423923075

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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