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Syde Manor, Syde

Description: Syde Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 127227

OS Grid Reference: SO9491410781
OS Grid Coordinates: 394914, 210781
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7957, -2.0751

Location: Syde, Gloucestershire GL53 9PN

Locality: Syde
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL53 9PN

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Listing Text


2/127 Syde Manor


Large country house. Late C15 or early C16 wing; remainder
principally C17 with late C17 west porch; C18 south wing. Random
rubble limestone with ashlar dressings; coursed and squared rubble
to C18 wing; stone slate roof. Long west-facing C17 range of 2
storeys with attic; central 2-storey porch; central staircase
plan to south wing of 2 storeys with attic; 2-storey north east
wing. West front: central porch has ovolo moulded doorway with
plank door and 2-light ovolo moulded mullioned window over; small
upper floor ovolo moulded single-light windows to porch sides;
additional chamfered single-light below to right. Scattered
fenestration left of porch: large small-paned casement with timber
lintel to each floor; C19 roof dormer with barge boards; further
left offset buttress and gabled end of cross-wing which has single-
window fenestration; larger timber casement to upper floor with 2-
light ovolo moulded mullioned window and flat drip stone over to
attic; lean-to outbuildings attached below. Full gable to right
of porch with single window fenestration: large C19 3-light
mullioned window with hoodmould has small single-light C19 to left
also with hood; 3-light recessed chamfered with hood above and 2-
light attic window; blocked single-light high in parapet gable;
blocked doorway to right with blocked oval window over set
horizontally; 2-light to upper floor over; central ridge-mounted
chimney is ashlar, partly rebuilt in yellow brick. West gable end
of south range has ashlar chimney with moulded cap at parapet
gable; C18 upper floor sash with moulded architrave and keystone;
C19 canted bay below with moulded cornice to parapet and
architraves with keystones to each window; 2 C19 sashes in front
face and single to each side. South front: 3-window 2-storey
facade with central projecting single-storey C19 porch; sashes
have moulded architraves, stepped keytones and bull-nosed sills; 2
door leaves each of 2 fielded panels to porch, and 2 side casements
all with architraves and keystones to match sashes; panel dated
1908 central over doorway with architrave, keystone and central
flower decoration; curve to parapet over. East side: blocked
window to upper floors of end parapet gable to C18 south range
having architraves and keystone; otherwise fenestration is
generally scattered; chimney with moulded cap and skirt to parapet
gable at back of C18 range; central chimney gable on elevation has
rebuilt ashlar stack with moulded cap and skirt; 2 upper floor 2-
light recessed chamfered mullioned windows to left of chimney gable
with single 3-light mullioned window below; C19 roof dormer with
leaded casement above; to right of chimney gdble 2-window
fenestration: C19 roof dormers, 3-light upper floor windows and
altered fenestration to ground floor with inserted doorway. North
wing projects to east and has scattered fenestration: two 2-light
windows with Tudor-arched heads face south; stepped chimney stack
on east gable with single Tudor-arched light either side, that to
left has single-light square-headed chamfered window above; north
side of wing has C19 3-light with Tudor-arched heads and original
2-light below. North gable end of main range has altered
fenestration and concrete steps to upper floor doorway.
Interior of early east wing has large basket-arched fireplace in
ground floor room and a single raised cruck to roof. Open well
staircase to C18 house with moulded open strings, wreathed handrail
terminals and stick balusters; fielded panelled shutters to sash
windows. Every century has seen an addition to the original house
dating from about 1500 so that the effect is one of accumulation.
(N. M. Herbert, 'Syde', in V.C.H. Glos. vii, pp. 227-232.)

Listing NGR: SO9491710783

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Source: English Heritage

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