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The Manor House, Shipton

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 129211

OS Grid Reference: SP0380418473
OS Grid Coordinates: 403804, 218473
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8648, -1.9461

Location: Shipton, Gloucestershire GL54 4JE

Locality: Shipton
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 4JE

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Listing Text


5/106 The Manor House

Former manor house. Early C17-mid C17, and C19, further
alterations and extensions early C20 by Norman Jewson. Random,
roughly squared limestone, stone slate roof, stone stacks. 'L'-
shaped early core with wing by Norman Jewson on south-east, single
bay. Late C19-early C20 extension left of early core. 1½, 2 and
2½ storeys. Early core 2½ storeys, probably originally 2 storeys
(roofline raised at a later date). Facade comprises a forward
gable with 3-light stone-mullioned casement with scroll-ended hood
to ground floor, similar 2-light window to first floor, 2-light
casement with stopped hood to attic. Wall left of forward facing
gable rebuilt late C19-early C20 with 3-light stone-mullioned
casement to ground floor, similar .stone-mullioned window with gable
over, above. Single bay late Cl9-early C20 extension set back on
left with plank door with decoratives strap hinges. Trefoil-headed
single light left (probably reused), similar window in left-hand
wall of early core. Late C19-early C20 gable projects forward
right of early core. C20 solid studded oak door within flat-
chamfered slighty pointed surround at front of lean-to against
left-hand wall. Carved stone-mullioned bay window to ground floor
of forward facing gable, 3-light stone-mullioned casement with
stopped hood with foliate stops and relieving arch to first floor,
blind trefoil towards apex of gable. Two-windowed wing runs away
right with 3-light stone-mullioned casements with transoms and
stopped hoods to ground floor. Similar casements without stopped
hoods to first floor. All windows with leaded panes. Axial,
lateral and gable-end stack, some octagonal. Roll-cross saddles
and slightly stepped gable end coping.
Interior of early C17-mid C17 main range; intersecting beams with
moulded stops, fireplace with C17 carved oak overmantel dated and
initialled 'R A A 1640' with 2 archways carved with dragons and
grotesque (probably reused). Tie-beams with deep hollow chamfers
and moulded stops in neighbouring room. South-east range (by
Norman Jewson); panelled inner hall at bottom of stairs, sitting
room with simple moulded plasterwork margin with inset corners to 2
ceiling panels. Nine-panel doors. Reused C17 carved oak cupboard
doors in passage to dining room. Dining room ceiling oval moulded
plasterwork margin decorated with fruit and flowers. Decorative
cornice with modillion and egg and dart decoration. Panelling
almost to ceiling height.

Listing NGR: SP0379618472

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Source: English Heritage

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