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Description: Great Cumberwood
Date Listed: 10 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 134255
OS Grid Reference: SO8428029706
OS Grid Coordinates: 384280, 229706
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9656, -2.2302
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SO 82 NW
3/135 Great Cumberwood
Farmhouse. Dated /1627/JOHN BROWNE on plaque with raised lettering
over door north- west front (q.v. monuments inside Tirley church),
north-west front rebuilt c1800, C20. Rendered blue lias and
timber-framing, red tile roof, brick stacks. U-shaped plan. C20
lean-to onto right gable-end at rear not of special interest. Two
storeys and attic, cellar under right-hand wing. Triple gabled
three-windowed north-west front; two 16-pane sashes to ground
floor, 12-pane sashes to first floor. All sashes within beaded
architraves. C20 four-light window with horizontal glazing bars
lower left. C20 three-light windows with horizontal glazing bars
to attic. Two steps up to fielded 6-panel door off-centre left
with flat canopy. Right-hand wall lit by 16-pane sashes. Early C19
part-glazed double doors with coloured, decorated marginal glazing
incorporating grisaille landscape at top. Decorative cast iron
surround with canopy missing. Similiar door at back of courtyard
at rear, now partially blocked and reused as window. Three-light
casement with glazing bars over. Rendered tie beams visible in
gable-end of right-hand wing. Axial stack and projecting stack from
gable-end of rear right-hand wing.
Interior: C17 panelling in rear right-hand room with simple
painting around margins of each panel. Fine Jacobean overmantel
over fireplace. Central part of overmantel comprises blind arcade
of 3 archways, split turned decoration; geometric decoration in
relief. Orange marbling at centre of each blind archway, grey
marbling outside highlighted in gold. Deep-chamfered tie beams
with ogeestops. C17 open-well staircase with turned balusters.
(V.C.H. Glos. Vol.8.
Listing NGR: SO8428029706
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