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The Manor House, Withington

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 129284

OS Grid Reference: SP0302715633
OS Grid Coordinates: 403027, 215633
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8393, -1.9575

Location: High Street, Withington, Gloucestershire GL54 4BG

Locality: Withington
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 4BG

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Listing Text

8/180 The Manor House
(formerly listed as Manor House
23.1.52 with dovecote)

Manor house. Early-mid C17, early C18 and C19. Ashlar, stone
slate roof, stone stacks. C17 main body 'L'-shaped with early C18
range added on east to form almost square plan. Small successive
C19 extensions forming 'L'-shape right of and projecting forwards
of C18 range. Flat-chamfered plinth. 2½ storeys with cellar under
south side. South front; 3-light double-chamfered stone-mullioned
casement to cellar lower right. Three-windowed twin-gabled facade;
3-light hollow-moulded stone-mullioned windows towards apex of
gable. Two, 3 and 4-light stone-mullioned casements with transoms,
continuous string over first floor and attic windows. Central C20
part-glazed double doors up 3 steps within Tuscan pedimented
portico, two 12-pane sashes with horns right of portico, 6-light
stone-mullioned casement with king mullion right of porch. East
front (forming present entrance front); twin gables off centre
left. C18 range right; 3-light stone-mullioned casements to
gables, fenestration otherwise comprises two 6-light hollow-moulded
stone-mullioned casements with king mullions and one hollow-moulded
stone-mullioned cross window. Continuous strings over ground,
first floor and attic windows. C20 'Tudor'-arched plank door with
studded fillets off centre right, 2-pane hall light over and plain
architrave over C18 range right of twin gables with hipped roof
dormer from eaves, ground and first floors lit by 2 and 3-light
flat-chamfered stone-mullioned casements, the former within
blocking of possible former window with plain architrave. Some
windows with horizontal glazing bars, diamond leaded panes to
windows lighting attics on south, rectangular leaded panes to
equivalent windows on east. 1½ storey C19 extension right with 2
and 3-light roof dormers with hung tile at sides and front, single
light and 2-light stone-mullioned casements to ground floor:
single storey extension projecting forwards right. Roof of main
body; moulded gable end coping with pointed finials and moulded
kneelers. Axial and projecting gable end stacks. Twin diagonal
stacks with moulded cappings to south range. Rectangular axial
stack with moulded capping to north range. Roof hipped right of
twin gables on east.
Interior; open fireplace with plain stone surround, another with
moulded 'Tudor'-arched surround (lintel replaced C20), stone
fireplace with bolection moulded surround in upstairs bedroom;
stone fireplace with moulded surround in attic. Tie beams with
moulded stops. Original rafter and purlin roof. House formerly
belonged to the Bishops of Worcester.

Listing NGR: SP0302415632

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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