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Estcourt Grange, Tetbury Upton

Description: Estcourt Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 128603

OS Grid Reference: ST8966691938
OS Grid Coordinates: 389666, 191938
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6262, -2.1507

Location: Tetbury Upton, Gloucestershire GL8 8XE

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

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Listing Text


5/328 Estcourt Grange


Large detached house. Late C16/early C17, with later wing to
north probably of late C17. Rubble stone faced in roughcast with
stone quoins, Cotswold stone-slate roof, multiple ashlar stacks,
some with paired flues and moulded caps. L-shape with cross gable
to left and older wing projecting forward to right, and 2-storey
square entrance porch in angle. Mostly 2 storeys and attic.
Right-hand wing has 3 gables with hexagonal finials, each with one
2-light cavetto moulded stone mullion window with square hoodmouLd.
1st floor has 3 windows, 3-light cavetto moulded stone mullion,
with continuous dripmould. Ground floor as first. Angle gable is
cut into by porch (added 1734) which has wide square arch with
moulded jambs and lintel. Lintel is very large and has square
hoodmould. C20 glazed inner doors. 2-light window above, also
cavetto moulded with square hoodmould, parapet wall to top of
porch. Left-hand gable on north range has one window on each
floor, 5/4/3-light going up with wide stone mullions with shallow
cavetto moulding, string course above ground and 1st floor. To
left of porch, one 3-light window on ground and 1st floors and
early C20 gabled dormer above. Small C19 wing to right return and
remains of medieval chapel probably of C14 with niches to far right
in restored single storey block. Very large external stack beyond
C19 wing on right hand return. This is the site of a Cistercian
Priory, established c1140.
Interior not inspected as not accessible at time of survey but
could be of interest. (David Verey, Buildings of England:
Gloucestershire - the Cotswolds, 1979; VCH, Gloucestershire, Vol.
XI, 1976.)

Listing NGR: ST8966691938

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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