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Description: Througham Slad Farmhouse Including 2 Walled Courtyards with Gate Pier
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132562
OS Grid Reference: SO9224806559
OS Grid Coordinates: 392248, 206559
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7577, -2.1137
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SO 90 NW BISLEY-WITH-LYPIATT -
5/7 Througham Slad Farmhouse including
2 walled courtyards with gate pier
Large detached house. Mid-late C16; c1689 enlargement; mid C18
alterations. 1931 alterations by Norman Jewson for W.A. Cadbury.
Random rubble limestone, partially roughcast rendered; ashlar
chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-storey with attic south range.
Two-storey range running north altered from dairies; cross-wing at
north end altered from barn. North front: 2 full gables, both
roughcast rendered, right projecting forward. Single window
fenestration to each gable, right gable having ground floor 3-light
and upper floor 2-light off-centre recessed cavetto mullioned
casements with hoodmoulds; quatrefoil gable vent. Two small
single-light windows to left set one above other in former stair
position. Ground and-upper floor 3-light chamfered mullioned
casements to left gable; single-light to attic, all with
hoodmoulds. Doorway with simply moulded opening and flat stone
porch hood set against projecting right gable. Two ridge-mounted
chimneys, one with datestone: 'I C / 1689'. Former dairy wing
projects forward to left with C20 two-light mullioned casements.
Three-light casements to gable end of former barn with datestone
above: 'T M C / 1859'. Small courtyard with gateway having
monolithic gate piers with ball finials. Wall has spear-topped
iron railings; matching gates. West end: gable-mounted chimney
with moulded cap. Upper floor level reset 2-light C15 window with
cinquefoil cusping. South side: 3 full gables all apparently of
different dates. Mixed fenestration. Two C20 casements in
openings for C18 sashes to ground floor of left gable with keyed
moulded architraves; mullioned casements above. Mixed mullioned
fenestration in remainder of range to right, many C20 restored.
Attached low-walled garden with monolithic gate piers. Restored
fenestration to right gable. East side: gable end of main range
to left with single-window fenestration, 3-light to ground and
upper floor, 2-light to attic. Two rows of pigeon holes with
perches above and below attic casement; reset 2-light C13 lancet
at upper floor level. C20 fenestration to range running to right
including 2-storey gabled porch with datestone: 'WA EH / C /
Interior: fireplace with cambered timber lintel in earliest part
of house; small cupboard alongside with Jacobean door. Remainder
of house extensively fitted out by Cotswold group of craftsmen.
Timber staircase by Norman Jewson has squared lattice-work
balustrade. All doors date from this period with high quality
traditional ironmongery by Alfred Bucknell of Waterlane. Good
position in secluded valley.
(N.M., Herbert, 'Bisley' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 4-40; D.
Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)
Listing NGR: SO9224806559
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