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Description: Field Court
Date Listed: 1 February 1972
Date Delisted: 01 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 131820
OS Grid Reference: SO8047813770
OS Grid Coordinates: 380478, 213770
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8222, -2.2846
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SO 81 SW QUEDGELEY Courtfield Road
5/158 Field Court
(previously listed in
SO 81 SW QUEDGELEY COURTFIELD ROAD
5/158 Field Court
(previously listed in Hardwicke CP)
Former large detached house; now undergoing restoration and
alteration. C15 north wing; early C17 cross-wing at south end; C19
alterations; extensive C20 restoration and dismantling (at time of
survey, March 1985). Coursed and squared limestone; lias rubble;
timber framing; roof missing. North wing is former open hall, now
2-storey; 2-storey cross-wing; west porch. All external walls
taken down to upper floor level at time of survey; timber framing
dismantled for restoration. Two tall openings in east wall of
north wing for 2-light pointed-arched C15 stone traceried windows
removed for restoration; C19 porch in west wall now demolished but
contained late C16 carved timber panel (to be reinstated) and 2
stone corbel heads from open hall; most windows in south wing are
Cl9 stone mullioned, all removed. Stands on former moated site,
now filled. Recently surrounded by large late C20 housing estate.
House recorded on this site since 1179 was manor house of Field
family. Present house a possession of Barrow family from 1511 to
1736; used as a farmhouse since C19. One of the three manor houses
in Quedgeley CP, others being Manor Farmhouse (q.v.) and Woolstrop
Manor, now demolished. Important historic features have been
removed in course of current restoration: 2 C15 traceried windows
from north wing; all upper floor early C17 timber framing; stone
mullioned windows and carved panel with stone corbel heads from
porch. Building to be re-surveyed upon completion of restoration.
(C.R. Elrington, 'Hardwicke' in V.C.H.Glos. x, 1972,pp.178-188; and
D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1976).
Listing NGR: SO8047813770
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