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Description: Eastington Manor
Date Listed: 23 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 130519
OS Grid Reference: SP1262113856
OS Grid Coordinates: 412621, 213856
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8232, -1.8183
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NORTHLEACH WITH EASTINGTON
SP 11 SW
3/82 Eastington Manor
Manor house. Possibly C15, altered C16-C17. Coursed squared and
dressed limestone, stone slate roof, ashlar stacks. Rectangular
plan with C15 range at centre, cross wing at west end may represent
solar added slightly later. 1 1/2 storeys and 2 storeys and attic.
Five-bay garden front, gable at cross wing left, two gables right.
Two-light hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned casement towards apex of
right-hand gable. Three-light hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned
casement to second floor of far right-hand bay. Flat-chamfered 3
and 4-light stone-mullioned casements otherwise all stone-mullioned
windows with stopped hoods. One single light with leaded panes and
early window glass. C20 plank door with fillets and decorative
strap hinges within flat-chamfered C20 basket-headed surround to
cross wing. Blocked pigeon holes towards apex at gable right of
cross wing. C20 casements with leaded panes in right gable end
extended forwards early C20. All windows to north front C20
casements with leaded panes: Single-bay extension breaks forwards
far let with 2-light ovolo-moulded casement. Axial and gable-end
Interior; room at west end of C15 range at centre contains tie
beam with hollow-moulded chamfers and beading and stepped stops.
Joists also have beaded mouldings. Open fireplace with bressumer
and two inglenook seats. Fireback attached to wall at rear of
fireplace decorated with cartouche with three swords at centre, and
the date 1687. Spiral stair right of fireplace. 'T'-shaped
arrangement of tie beams with deep flat-chamfers in room forming
remainder of ground floor. Open fireplace with bressumer beam and
cast iron fireback decorated with two batons and dated and
initialled I.T./ 1663 / S.W. Roof of this range reputed to contain
a cruck truss (not inspected at time of resurvey). C17 stone fire
surround with bolection moulding in bedroom on first floor above.
Cross wing at west end; two upper cruck trusses with braced 'V'-
shaped collar. Two pairs of curved windbraces. The manor of
Eastington was held by St Peter's Abbey, Gloucester, before the
Reformation, then by the Crown and from 1600 by the Dutton family.
(David Verey, The Buildings of England, The Cotswolds, 1979)
Listing NGR: SP1262113856
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Source: English Heritage
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