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Description: Boddington Manor
Date Listed: 14 November 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 126546
OS Grid Reference: SO8952325650
OS Grid Coordinates: 389523, 225650
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9293, -2.1538
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BODDINGTON BODDINGTON VILLAGE
SO 82 NE
3/5 Boddington Manor
Former manor house, now offices. Probably C17, largely rebuilt
early-mid C19, altered late C19, 1901. Red brick (C17), ashlar
stone, late C19 brick; stone slate roof. 'L'-plan with wings.
Entrance wing 2 storeys, 2 rooms deep, 4 windows to courtyard;
other wing 4 windows, one room deep, 3 storeys but same eaves
level. Entrance front: plinth, stone mullion and transom
windows, arched heads to lights, hoodmoulds. Left return, single-
storey rectangular bay, 4-light window, string course, plain
parapet, 2-light window above, crow-stepped gable with stone
finial. Flat-roofed section slightly set back on right: 3-light
window ground floor, single-light with arched head above, corbelled
course, crenellated parapet. Main face: single-storey porch on
left, open, moulded arch, hoodmould, square projections each corner
with angles chamfered, rising above roof, with stepped centre
piece, containing quatrefoils, centre crest. To right 3-light
window, hoodmould extended as string course. Above three 3-light
windows, parapet to flat roof as left return: single and grouped
octagonal chimneys, moulded caps. To right slight projection for
tower, string course at first floor, 3-light window above, string
course, third stage plain, corbelled course, crenellated parapet:
turret rising from left corner with cruciform slit, parapet as main
below. Right wing plinth, four 3-light mullioned windows, each
light with arched head, hoodmould, to ground and first floors, four
2-light mullioned windows to second: central chimney on ridge, 3
octagonal flues with moulded cap. Right return plinth, projecting
central chimney, stone offsets first floor, corbelled out again at
eaves level, 3 octagonal flues as before. To right 2-light
mullioned window on ground floor, slit to left on first, paired
oval quatrefoils to right; single oval quatrefoil each side second
floor, crow-stepped gable.
C17, or earlier, 'L' plan house, stair turret in angle, 2-storey
porch on left: in C19 left wing doubled in depth, tower raised,
oval windows to top floor of right wing altered to 2-light
mullioned, chimneys rebuilt. Ballroom added 1901. Verey records
early C18 fireplace with Ionic columns. Entrance hall 2 storey in
1971, with Jacobean-style strapwork forming stair balustrade.
Interior and grounds not accessible, description from road and sale
(Photograph of c1820 painting; D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Vale
and the Forest of Dean, 1970; V.C.H., Gloucestershire, Vol VIII,
1968; Sale catalogue, 1971)
Listing NGR: SO8952325650
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