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Duntisbourne Leer Farmhouse, Duntisbourne Abbots

Description: Duntisbourne Leer Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 127166

OS Grid Reference: SO9752707587
OS Grid Coordinates: 397527, 207587
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7670, -2.0372

Location: Crabtree Lane, Duntisbourne Abbots, Gloucestershire GL7 7AS

Locality: Duntisbourne Abbots
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 7AS

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Listing Text


9/66 Duntisbourne Leer Farmhouse
(previously listed as Leer
4.6.52 Farmhouse)


House with one attached barn, now incorporated into house. C17
with C18 addition. Random rubble limestone; ashlar dressings;
stone-slate roof; ashlar chimneys with moulded caps. 2 storey
with attic; formerly 2-room plan but extended to 3 in C18; barn
at right angles to form L-plan. South front of 3 windows: 2-
light recessed chamfered mullioned windows except 3-light to ground
floor at west end with wooden plaque engraved 'Dairy' mounted on
surround (this was to gain exemption from window tax); all
mullioned windows have hoodmoulds; timber sundial mounted on wall
between windows of ground and upper floors; off-centre doorway with
timber lintel and plank door; window to each floor at right is
leaded timber casement with timber lintel; 3 gabled roof dormers
with timber casements. Blank east end gable with chimney at
ridge. Left-hand end of north elevation has single leaded timber
casement to each floor with timber lintel; otherwise fenestration
is scattered with one 2-light with hoodmould to around floor and
one timber casement with timber lintel; 3 gabled roof dormers with
timber casements. C20 mullioned windows of 2 and 3-lights to
upper floor of barn inserted below 2 rows of pigeon holes wth stone
ledges; 8 rows of holes in north gable end which has at low level
a small niche, now blocked; said to have been used for dole food.
Some C20 windows inserted on west side of barn and at end of house.
Chimney at west end incorporates part of fleur-de-lys panel. In
ground floor room a niche with decorated stone jambs and a partly
mutilated head with fleur-de-lys decoration and part of date ___17.

Listing NGR: SO9752607568

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Source: English Heritage

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