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Description: Chapter Manor
Date Listed: 12 August 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 129512
OS Grid Reference: SU0530397403
OS Grid Coordinates: 405303, 197403
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6754, -1.9247
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SOUTH CERNEY BOW-WOW
14/213 Chapter Manor
Large detached house, formerly known as South Cerney House. Partly
early/mid C18, enlarged to east c1914. Coursed and dressed rubble
stone, hipped stone slate roof with projecting eaves, large central
brick ridge stack to west, stone stacks with moulded cornice to
remainder. Square range built round square light well, 2 storeys
and attic. Oldest part to west has 8 bays, 3 blind and rest with
12-pane sashes with nearly flush sash boxes and continuous plat
band above and keystone to each bay. Ground floor has 7 bays, with
5 similar windows. Half-glazed door just left of centre with
flanking stone pilasters and wide gabled porch hood supported on
scroll brackets. Four gabled dormers with paired casements.
Remainder of house has C20 multi-pane casements or wood mullion and
transoms. On north side, large projecting square porch with
cornice and parapet, double 4-panel doors with wide flat stone hood
on console brackets.
Interior much modernised but one ground floor room to west has very
fine C18 decorative plasterwork, niches, etc. Reputed to have been
a settlement on this site since early medieval period, connected
with Augustinian Order at Bristol.
Listing NGR: SU0530397403
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Source: English Heritage
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