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The Manor House and Former Coach House and Stable Adjoining on West, Didmarton

Description: The Manor House and Former Coach House and Stable Adjoining on West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 130402

OS Grid Reference: ST8217987420
OS Grid Coordinates: 382179, 187420
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5854, -2.2586

Location: 10 The Street, Didmarton, Gloucestershire GL9 1DS

Locality: Didmarton
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL9 1DS

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Listing Text

ST 8287
(south side)
15/87 The Manor House and former
coach-house and stable adjoining
on west

Remnants of the manor house built by Codrington family from late
C16 and in C17, refenestrated to south and west in C18, enlarged to
north in C19 to form service wing and link to former coach house
and stable. Coursed stone with alternating flush quoins, faced in
roughcast to west with plinth, stone slate roof with coped gables
and saddlestone, ashlar lateral stacks with moulded cornice. Two
adjoining gabled ranges, originally the south west corner of U-
shaped house as visible in Kip's engraving of c1703, with range to
left now recessed originally projecting forward, 2 storeys and
attic, with C19 service wing of single storey and attic with slate
roof. East front has four 2-light stone mullion and transoms to
first floor with continuous dripmould, and single 2-light stone
mullion with square hoodmould to each gable. On ground floor one
mullion and transom to left with break in dripmould, continued
again to right with mullion and transom to right and C20 door set
into stone frame to left. C20 wooden glazing bar casements to
mullion and transoms. South and west facades have four 24-pane
sashes with plain stringcourse between to west and continuous
dripmould to south, broken to far right by scrolled broken
pediment over moulded stone doorcase with eared architrave and
double half-glazed doors. Small central gabled dormer on south
side. C19 service wing has mostly 12-pane sashes, and rear link to
former coach house and stable has 2 pairs of timber doors. Coach
house and stable of C18, now converted to cottage of 2 storeys, has
gable off-centre to right, slightly projecting, with large oval
keyed oculus set vertically above cambered head arch with keystone
and recessed C20 door. Fenestration mostly of C20 or C19 with
former wood mullion and transom with timber lintel to each side of
gable also with later fenestration. Interior of Manor House not
accessible; internal window shutters remain, but much of interior
reputed to be of C20.
(David Verey, Buildings of England: Gloucestershire - the
Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: ST8218887418

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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