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The Manor House, Broadwell

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 130195

OS Grid Reference: SP2003827631
OS Grid Coordinates: 420038, 227631
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9468, -1.7099

Location: Broadwell, Gloucestershire GL56 0TL

Locality: Broadwell
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL56 0TL

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Listing Text

SP 2027
9/82 The Manor House
Manor house. C17, rebuilt 1757, early C19 and C20 extensions.
Ashlar with chamfered quoins, slate roof, ashlar stacks.
Rectangular main body, part of C17 west wing, attached rear right,
early C19 extensions rear left and right, C20 extension set back on
right not of special interest. Main body, 2 storeys and attic lit
by 3 gabled roof dormers. Early C19 extension right in same style
set back slightly on right. 5-bay facade to main body with central
3 bays brought forward slightly with chamfered quoins. String
above first floor windows supported on modillion cornice,
triangular pediment within parapet above. Sunken rectangular
panels decorating parapet with moulded capping and large ball
finials. Original 24-pane sashes with wide glazing bars within
architraves with moulded margins and Keystones. Central 6-panel
C18 front door flanked by rusticated Ionic pilasters and triangular
pediment. Band above continued around house. Original sash
windows, rainwater head and downpipe on left. Some original cross
windows with ovolo-moulded mullions and early glass at rear.
Interior: original C18 'L' shaped stair with column on vase
balusters, original white marble fireplace in drawing room left.
Well in vaulted cellars. C17, 2-panelled door to square-panelled
room in C17 part of house, simple incised 'm' decoration on upper
panels. The property was held by Evesham Abbey until the
Dissolution, after which it was held by various families. In 1619
it was bought by Anthony Hodges and William Chadwell (q.v.
monuments in church and churchyard). Mary Chamberlayne inherited
the estate and was responsible with her husband Dr. Thomas
Chamberlayne for the rebuilding of the house after a fire in 1757.
Print depicting the house prior to the fire by J. Kip in Atkyns
History of Glos, 1712.

Listing NGR: SP2003827631

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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