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The Priests House, Elkstone

Description: The Priests House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 127222

OS Grid Reference: SO9674912265
OS Grid Coordinates: 396749, 212265
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8090, -2.0485

Location: Elkstone, Gloucestershire GL53 9PB

Locality: Elkstone
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL53 9PB

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Listing Text


3/122 The Priests House
(previously listed as Pound


Former priest's house, now detached house. Late C15 or early C16;
C20 addition. Random rubble limestone; ashlar dressings; 1 stone
and 1 blue brick chimney; stone slate roof, artificial stone slate
to C20 addition. 2-storey with attic; 2-room; single-storey
with attic addition. Front: scattered fenestration with doorway
off centre having timber lintel and partly glazed plank door; two
2-light chamfered mullioned windows with hoodmoulds and a timber
casement with timber lintel immediately right of door; to upper
floor 2-light with Tudor-arched heads; timber casement with timber
lintel to left; 2 roof dormers. Blocked Tudor-arched doorway to
upper floor at west end, formerly entered up steps; blocked
chamfered opening to attic above; ridge mounted chimney added in
C19. Back built into bank has projection with catslide roof and
small window with chamfered surround to side; upper floor has 2-
light chamfered mullioned window without hood and small casement
with stone lintel to right; at low level C20 casement with timber
lintel. East gable end has rebuilt stone chimney at ridge and C20
addition with artificial stone lintels to C20 casements.
Interior not inspected, but said to have arched braced roof to
former upper floor hall and an internal Tudor-arched doorway with
carved spandrels. Stands in south east corner of churchyard. (N.
M. Herbert, 'Elkstone' in V.C.H. Glos. vii, 1981, pp. 210-218; and
D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979.)

Listing NGR: SO9674612265

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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