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Redcastle, Tirley

Description: Redcastle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 134258

OS Grid Reference: SO8349628396
OS Grid Coordinates: 383496, 228396
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9538, -2.2415

Location: B4213, Tirley, Gloucestershire GL19 4EY

Locality: Tirley
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL19 4EY

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Listing Text

SO 82 NW
3/138 Redcastle

Detached farmhouse. C17, C18 and C20. Square-panelled timber-
framing with bracing, unpainted, brick infill, red tile roof, brick
stacks. L-shaped main body with gable-end projected forwards left.
C18 single bay extension onto right gable-end. C20 weatherboarded
garage and part-glazed door at right gable end not of special
interest. Main body; 2 storeys and attic lit by garret lights.
Windows mostly C20 two-light steel casements with glazing bars.
Two-light ovolo-moulded wood-mullioned window in right-hand wall of
wing to left. C20 plank door in left-hand wall towards rear within
C20 open-sided timber-framed porch. Four-light ovolo-moulded wood-
mullioned window above with transom. First floor of front and rear
wall of right-hand wing slightly jettied. 1 1/2 storeys. C18
extension lit by 2-light casement with glazing bars and gauged
brick head. Band at rear of extension continued around gable end.
C20 timber-framed porch at rear of C18 extension. Lateral stack
from right-hand wall of forward facing gable. Triple stack at
former right gable-end of main body with sawtooth brickwork giving
tower part of stacks a star-like appearance. Alleged to have been
the site of Queen Margaret of Anjou's headquarters before the
Battle of Tewkesbury in 1471. Reputed to contain original C17
Interior not inspected. (V.C.H. Glos. Vol.8, P.95).

Listing NGR: SO8349628396

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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