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Old Manor House, Staverton

Description: Old Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 126632

OS Grid Reference: SO8895923596
OS Grid Coordinates: 388959, 223596
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9108, -2.1619

Location: 10 The Cherry Orchard, Staverton, Gloucestershire GL51 0TR

Locality: Staverton
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL51 0TR

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Listing Text

(south side)

6/93 Old Manor House
(formerly listed as Manor Cottages)
House. C15 or C16, altered and enlarged early C17, altered mid
C19, mid C20, for Mrs. McIlquham. Timber-framing on stone plinth,
brick nogged or rendered infill, tiled roof, concrete tile to
porch, late C20 brick wing. Three-bay main wing, 2-bay end,
forming 'L', 2 storeys with unlit attic: single-storey wing in
corner, and lean-to to larger section. Windows all casement, mid
C20 metal opening lights, leaded lights. Gable larger wing faced
road: framing to ground floor close studded, curved braces corner
posts to sill, two 2-light windows. First floor jettied, framing 3
panels high, top and bottom square with curved braces across
corners, taller centre close studded. In centre paired 2-light
casement, over larger square panels. Cambered tie-beam over,
collar, close studded infill, Carolean royal arms in centre, framed
columns (C20). Gable lean-to brick wing on right. Left return;
framing as gable to ground floor: curved bracket to jetty, 3-light
window, paired single lights and 3 single lights, left end hidden
by porch, moulded beam at first floor level. Above, framing as
ground floor, three 2-light casements, one set in an originally-
wider opening. Chimney on ridge left end. On left open, single-
storey porch, king-post truss in gable with curved struts;
slightly set back on left single-storey wing, dummy 2-panel high
framing, single-light casement. Above, set back behind roof, upper
floor 2-bay wing: framing 2-panels high, squarish panels. Two-
light casement with single each side, angle-strut to wallplate
from corner post on right; gable over, high collar, blocked window
below, curved apex struts: ridge chimney to right. Left return:
first floor jettied. Ground floor close studded framing 2 panels
high, 3-light window. Above, framing 3 panels high, as gable
facing road: centre plain, with 3-light window over: gable over
with high collar, blocked window, curved apex struts. Interior not
inspected; V.C.H. noted Carolean royal arms over one fireplace and
remains of the same over another in 1968. Three-bay wing
projecting towards road oldest part, 2-bay wing at right angles
added possibly early C17, when upper part of gable to first section
was altered to match. House probably not a manor house. It was
divided into 2 cottages in C19; a lean-to to long wing had
appeared by early C20; this was refaced in brick, the house put-
back into one occupation and the porch built in the angle in the
1960's. Forms group with Church and Staverton Lea Farmhouse (both
(Old Photographs at N.M.R.; V.C.H, Gloucestershire, Vol VIII,
1968; D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Vale and the Forest of Dean,

Listing NGR: SO8895923596

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Source: English Heritage

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