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Manor Farm, North Cerney

Description: Manor Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 131244

OS Grid Reference: SP0202707915
OS Grid Coordinates: 402027, 207915
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7699, -1.9720

Location: Dark Lane, North Cerney, Gloucestershire GL7 7BZ

Locality: North Cerney
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 7BZ

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Listing Text

SP01 075 -
02 075
16/221 Manor Farm
(formerly listed as
4.2.52 North Cerney Farmhouse)


Large House. C18, extended late C18 - early C19 and C20. Thinly-
bedded roughly squared and dressed limestone with rusticated
quoins; mostly stone slate roofing; concrete tile and some slate at
rear; stacks covered with incised render. Rectangular plan to main
body with a stairs projection off-centre left at the rear; slate-
roofed extension to one side of the stairs projection; C18
extension on the opposite side (raised in height and given a flat
roof C20); late C18 - early C19 extension to the north gable end of
the main body. Two storeys and attic; extension: 2 storeys.
Symmetrical 2:3:2-windowed facade to the main body with later 3-
windowed extension to the left. All windows 12-pane sashes with
plain architraves; keystones and moulded sills. Blind window
(painted to imitate a sash window) upper right. Band immediately
above the ground and first floor windows. The band over the first
floor windows is interrupted by a segmental pediment over the
central window. Central double part-glazed doors with glazing
bars, triple keystone and rusticated quoins. Three hipped roof
dormers to attic; tripartite sash at the centre; 12-pane sash to
the right; blind 12-pane sash to the left. Fenestration to the
ground and first floors of the south gable end similar to that of
the garden front but with modillion eaves cornice and a Diocletian
eaves dormer with a dressed stone architrave. Single sash window
to first floor of the stairs projection and a small 6-pane sash
with a dressed stone surround keystone and imposts to the gable.
Three-windowed west front to the extension with sash windows and
bands matching those of the west front of the main body.
Segmental-headed 2 and 3-light window casements to the north gable
end: C19 four-panelled door with the upper two panels glazed and a
plain glass fanlight off-centre left. Axial stacks. hipped roof
to C18 range and late C18 - early C19 extension.
Interior retains its original C18 open-well staircase with turned
balusters, wreathed handrail and decorative brackets to the risers.
Panelled room to the ground floor has bolection moulded fireplace;
fireplace with fluted columns and a frieze with a plaque with
pastoral scene at the centre and festoons either side.

Listing NGR: SP0202707915

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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