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Manor Farmhouse, Quedgeley

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 131818

OS Grid Reference: SO8153513651
OS Grid Coordinates: 381535, 213651
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8212, -2.2693

Location: Hardwicke, Gloucestershire GL2 4QW

Locality: Quedgeley
Local Authority: Gloucester City Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL2 4QW

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/156 Nos 257 & 259 (Manor Farmhouse)


Formerly large detached manor house; now 2 houses. Probably late
C15; C16 north wing; south wing c1811. Timber framed; brick;
all roughcast; brick chimneys; clay plain tile roof. H-plan;
2-storey with cellar and attic; single-storey additions to north.
West side: 2 gables to left, recessed linking range to centre,
gable to right; large gable to left has outshut to left; 4
scattered casements to gable with small upper floor casement to
left in outshut; timber louvred attic vent in gable; lias plinth;
smaller gabled projection to right with upper floor casement and
attic vent, possibly former entrance porch. Range in centre said
to be close studded; single casement fenestration; masonry
projection to right with clay tile coping; ridge-mounted brick
chimney. C19 gable end of south wing to right with roof brought
down to 2-storey outshut to left; 6-panel door with pedimented
porch to outshut; sash above with stepped voussoir lintel;
projecting brick chimney to right. South elevation: rendered in
imitation ashlar with moulded cornice to parapet and blocking
course; 3-window 12-pane sash fenestration. East side: gable
ends to north and south wings to right and left; C19 gable to left
rendered with ridge-mounted brick chimney; cellar doorway with
cambered stone arch. Central range has single casement
fenestration; 6-panel fielded door to left with fanlight over in
moulded timber architraves. Brick gable end to north wing is
rebuilding after fire: single ground floor casement with 2 to
upper floor, all with cambered brick arches. C18 timber framed 2-
storey service addition to right with brick infill; opening
through to service courtyard. North wing said to contain moulded
beams to ground floor ceiling; carved timber posts in upper floor
room with later coved ceiling; and blocked cambered arched external
upper floor doorway. C16 close studded south gable end of central
range visible in attic. Early C19 marble fireplace in south wing.
Large part of moat survives to west. Before the Dissolution the
manor house was a possession of Llanthony Priory, the Prior being
recorded as having held court here in 1524, possibly in the north
wing. (K.Morgan, 'Quedgeley' in V.C.H. Glos. x, 1972, pp.215-224;
D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1976.)

Listing NGR: SO8153513651

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Source: English Heritage

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