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Porch House, Tetbury

Description: Porch House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 128554

OS Grid Reference: ST8891493284
OS Grid Coordinates: 388914, 193284
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6383, -2.1616

Location: Long Street, Tetbury, Gloucestershire GL8 8AQ

Locality: Tetbury
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL8 8AQ

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/279 Nos 40 (Porch House)
6.9.54 and 42


Pair of houses in one building in terrace. Late C16 with added
porch dated 1677. Coursed rubblestone, partially lime washed, with
quoins and tall plinth, Cotswold stone slate roof, ashlar stack to
left with 2 diagonally set flues with moulded cornices. Single
main range with porch and through passage, 3 steep coped gables to
street and additional long rear ranges at right angles. 2 storeys
and attic. 3 bays and porch left of centre. First floor has three
4-light stone mullion windows. Gables each have 3-light stone
mullion with square hoodmould and small plain-glazed round window
over set in square stone frame. Finials to gables. Ground floor
has 4-light stone mullion to left of porch, 3-light to right, door
to No. 42 in deep panelled reveal with C18 4 fielded panel door and
shallow fanlight, and 4-light stone mullion to far right. Ground
floor and first floor have bearing arches and continuous dripmould.
Porch of 2 storeys with coped gable with finial, 2-light stone
mullion with square hoodmould, and doorcase with moulded stone
architrave, pulvinated frieze and cornice and date 1677. C19
double doors with trefoil head top panels and diagonal slatting
lead to through passage giving access to No. 40 on left. Across
rear is late C16 timber framed gallery, now only exposed directly
behind through passage. No. 40 has some original beams but
interior mostly altered.
Interior of No. 42 has in ground floor room on left the original
deep stone lintel of a fireplace about 2m long. Room to right has
plank door, large moulded beam, part of a large stone fireplace
with moulded lintel, and remains of a straw and plaster ceiling.
Building reputed to have been designed as a school.

Listing NGR: ST8890493283

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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