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Description: The Court
Date Listed: 16 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 128099
OS Grid Reference: ST7593893380
OS Grid Coordinates: 375938, 193380
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6387, -2.3491
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4/39 WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE CULVERHAY
Large detached house, one time Rectory. Early C18. Rendered rubble, stone parapet
cornice, stone slate roof. Tripartite main front centre with wide classical pediment
deep projecting portico, pilasters above; hipped roof with central flat in principal
block, right, and single span narrower block left. Four brick stacks with moulded
stone cappings. Two storey plus dormers, five, three, five windowed, all sashes with
glazing bars in wide surrounds and stone bull-nosed cills; central section venetian
window first floor, two sashes ground floor flanking six-panel door with decorative
fanlight. Dormers with hipped roofs, two light casements retaining rectangular leaded
glazing. Four-columned doric porch with responds, flat entablature. Good nineteenth
century staircase and staircase hall, panelled doors in deep reveals, modillion
cornice and classical detail generally some replacement but in keeping. Arched
opening with fluted pilasters, left. Panelled and painted room right of entrance
hall; and in study, back right.
Building of at least two major campaigns; mostly of ca.1727, but extension and
alteration, including main portico, about 1830. On glebe land, and known as Old
Rectory until change of name.
Listing NGR: ST7593893380
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Source: English Heritage
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