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Doughton Manor and Gate Piers to North, Tetbury Upton

Description: Doughton Manor and Gate Piers to North

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 128628

OS Grid Reference: ST8798291495
OS Grid Coordinates: 387982, 191495
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6221, -2.1750

Location: Bath Road, Tetbury Upton, Gloucestershire GL8 8TG

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

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:


5/343 Doughton Manor and gate
piers to north


Large Manor House. Built between c1628 and 1641 for Richard Talboys, restored in 1933.
Said to be of cob, with stone porches, quoins and stacks and bay windows. Cotswold
stone-slate roof. H-plan, with through passage linking central projecting porches
on north and south facades (which are very similar). 3 storeys and attic. 5 gables,
centre 3 smaller. 6 windows, 2 and 3-light stone mullion casements with continuous
dripmoulds to ground and 1st floors. Central porch of coursed rubble has 2 storeys
and attic, round-arched doorway with keystone and impost blocks and squared moulded
architrave with flattened arched doorway, reduced radial fanlight and double studded
doors. Most windows leaded, or latticed, some with ancient glass. Left-hand gable
has 3 windows in staggered sequence. 2nd gable from left and right-hand gable have
stone stacks with multiple flues with caps missing; on south front very tall stack
on inside face of east gable. Inside front porch, initials RT and date 1641 to right,
FAM 1933 to left. Gate piers of about 3.5m in height of squared rubble with elaborate
corniced structure and ball finials, with initials RT on left pier and date 1641 on
right pier.
Interior retains several panelled rooms, and large stone fireplaces including one
on first floor bearing arms of Talboys and Abarrow (Richard Talboys married Elizabeth
Abarrow in 1632). (David Verey, Buildings of England, Gloucestershire, The Cotswolds,
1979; Cook, Houses of the West Country).

Listing NGR: ST8798291495

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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