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Description: Butler's Court Farmhouse
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 126542
OS Grid Reference: SO9018124845
OS Grid Coordinates: 390181, 224845
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9220, -2.1442
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7/1 Butler's Court Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C18; early C19, 1849 (datestone), altered late
C19, mid C20. Flemish bond and English garden wall bond brickwork,
latter of 2 periods, stone slate to tall block facing garden,
otherwise tiled roofs. Three-window, 3-storey garden front, 2
rooms deep, reducing to 16 storeys at rear: one bay, 16 storeys on
right, 2 storey wing on left to rear. Garden front: reddish
Flemish bond brickwork changes to browner English garden wall bond
just below head of first floor windows. Front now (1987) near
symmetrical. On left 16-pane sash with flat, rubbed-brick arch,
area of brown brick to left: 6-panel door, marked as double doors,
bottom panels flush, sidelights, all under single-storey gabled
porch, brick sill walls to sides, 2-bay open timber above,
scalloped barge boards. Similar window to right. First-floor 16-
pane sash each side, as below, 12-pane in centre: jamb of earlier
window to left of left window. Second floor windows as first, but
no lintels: dentil eaves. Two external chimneys on right return,
paired diamond-set stacks on rear in left bay. To right of front
single-bay dating from mid C20. Long wing at rear on left, with
stone plinth, end elevation 2 stone lancet windows ground floor,
paired above, datestone (1849) in apex. Stone windows said to be
reused from demolished chapel. Garden front originally 2 storey,
upper floor added in early C19 and windows altered. Fourth bay and
2-storey bay beyond demolished in 1960's and replaced by single-
bay, 1½ storey wing.
(V.C.H. Gloucestershire, VIII, 1968, p 192)
Listing NGR: SO9018124845
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