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The Corderries, Chalford

Description: The Corderries

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 132808

OS Grid Reference: SO8937503043
OS Grid Coordinates: 389375, 203043
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7260, -2.1552

Location: Midway, Chalford, Gloucestershire GL6 8QL

Locality: Chalford
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 8QL

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Listing Text


10/14 The Corderries


Large detached house. C17, extensively altered and enlarged mid
C18; early Cl9 alterations and additions. Coursed, squared
limestone; ashlar chimneys; artificial stone slate and concrete
tile roof. Two-storey; parallel-roofed rear range. Front: 3-
window fenestration; masonry shows signs of original 5-window
front. Now all early Cl9 tripartite sashes with central 12-pane
sashes, central upper floor window being Venetian. Central doorway
with reeded architraves to 6-panel moulded door flanked by side
windows with diagonal glazing bars. Moulded cornice probably C18
with later plain parapet above. End wing to left is slightly set
back with blocked tripartite opening to each floor. Gable end
chimneys with paired shafts and moulded caps. South end:
tripartite sash window to each floor of wing. Rear: parallel
range in two parts, left with sash windows and rebuilt eaves-
mounted chimney, right with stone mullioned 3-light and timber
ground floor casements, small early C19 Tudor arched upper floor
casement and curious chimney breast running diagonally across wall
Interior: mostly refitted c1830, doorways having Regency
architraves. House probably incorporates much of a smaller C17
building, extensively altered during 2 major rebuilding campaigns.
Small weaver's house, coach house and alcove seat (q.v.) in
extensive grounds.
(M.A. Rudd, Historical Records of Bisley with Lypiatt, 1937)

Listing NGR: SO8937503043

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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