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Nutbeam Farmhouse, Duntisbourne Abbots

Description: Nutbeam Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 127174

OS Grid Reference: SO9799407482
OS Grid Coordinates: 397994, 207482
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7660, -2.0305

Location: 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


6/74 Nutbeam Farmhouse



Large country house. One wing partly C15, extended C17; large
C18 addition; remodelled by Norman Jewson in C20. Random rubble
and coursed limestone; dressed stone windows, doors and quoins;
rubble, ashlar and blue brick chimneys; stone-slate roof. C15
wing extended by one room in C17, 2-storey with attic; C18 range
added parallel to, and partly lapping with earlier house is 2-
storey with attic and - before C20 remodelling - had central
staircase hall with 1 room laterally; outshut to back of C18
range; C20 service additions at back of house. South gable end to
earlier house has single window fenestration: 4-light chamfered
mullioned without hood to ground floor, 6-light mullioned and
transomed with hoodmould to upper floor. Scattered fenestration to
east side of wing with moulded buttress at south east corner: two
altered 2-light, that to ground floor having hoodmould; 2-light
Perpendicular window to upper floor is said to be an accurate copy
of original window in this position; timber lintel to doorway.
South gable end of C18 range has blue brick chimney at ridge and
fenestration altered to mullioned windows from sashes in C20; C18
deep stone lintels indicate original fenestration. Main C18 east
front is 3-window and altered to 2 and 3-light mullioned windows;
at centre to upper floor is single-light with 4-centred arched
head; attic roof dormer at centre. At north end blue brick
chimney at ridge and surviving C18 sash, otherwise fenestration
altered. Tall ashlar chimney stack at back of C18 range. Late
C17 single-window fenestration to north end gable of older house:
5-light to ground floor is enlargement from original 3-light; 3-
light to upper floor and 2-light to attic. Back gabled wing added
in C20; altered fenestration to back of older house.
Interior of upper floor room in C15 wing has close-studded
partition and 2 ogee-headed timber doorways; 2-bay arched braced
open roof with cusped collar and windbraces. Recorded as a
monastic house and a possession of the Abbey of Lyre in Normandy
but by C13 had been transferred into the ownership of Cirencester
abbey. Sits on a promontory, typical of that occupied by other
monastic houses in this area. (A. Carver, The Story of
Duntisbourne Abbots, 1966.)

Listing NGR: SO9801607443

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Source: English Heritage

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