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Bachelors Court, Sapperton

Description: Bachelors Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 128382

OS Grid Reference: SO9460703207
OS Grid Coordinates: 394607, 203207
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7276, -2.0795

Location: The Glebe, Sapperton, Gloucestershire GL7 6LQ

Locality: Sapperton
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 6LQ

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Listing Text


1/106 No. 21 (Bachelors Court )
4.6.52 (formerly listed as Cottage
occupied by N. Jewson)


Former farmhouse, now house. Early C18. Rubble stone with
Cotswold stone-slate roof. Main range set back from pathway with
additional contemporary wing on left forming L-plan. Main range
has one large stone gable stack to right, and one small brick gable
stack to left. Steep pitched blind central gable to main range.
2 windows, 2-light wooden casements with lead lights. Ground
floor has 2-light window to left, 3-light to right and central
gabled porch built 1840 with chamfered 4-centred arched doorway.
Interior contains some plasterwork and woodwork by Gimson: ground
floor left-hand room has polygonal oak corner cupboard with wooden
carved panel and inset date 1915, above and over doorway to left
are small animal figures in plaster frieze. Fireplace in right-
hand room on 1st floor has some small plaster motifs with date 1913
and entwined initials MJ. 2-storey wing to left has central brick
stack and lobby entry with newel stair over fireplace, and 4
windows, similar to main range. This cottage was occupied for
many years by Norman Jewson, pupil of Ernest Gimson, who came to
Sapperton soon after Gimson and the Barnsley brothers. It was
occupied until 1984 by his daughter, Nancy.

Listing NGR: SO9460703207

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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