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Description: Tredington Court and Attached Walls
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134526
OS Grid Reference: SO9024129607
OS Grid Coordinates: 390241, 229607
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9649, -2.1434
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SO 92 NW STOKE ORCHARD TREDINGTON
7/118 and attached walls
Large detached house. C17 and C19. Square-panelled timber
framing with painted brick infill and brick. Stone slate roof to
main body (some red tile in process of being replaced at time of
resurvey, April 1986). Artificial stone slate roof on C19
extension at rear. Main body probably 'H'-shaped in plan. Short
C19 extension at centre at rear. Long rectangular C19 extension
rear right. Main body; 2 storeys and attic with a single central
2-light roof dormer with early rectangular leaded panes to attic.
Almost symmetrical facade with gables (formerly with jettied first
floor) projecting forwards left and right. Timber-framing on
ground floor now encased in brick; C20 imitation sash to ground
floor of left-hand gable. Two 12-pane sashes at same level to
right-hand gable. First floor of both gables lit by two sashes
within wide frames. Two-windowed central portion between gables
with 2-light probably early C19 metal casements with moulded
transoms, those on the ground floor have early rectangular leaded
panes and blind cambered-arched surrounds. Two-light casement to
attic in right-hand gable. Central C19 part-glazed door set back
within a C20 gabled porch, C20 part-glazed door with aluminium
frame at front of porch within a 'Tudor'-arched surround with hood.
Surman family crest on gable. Left-hand return; 12-pane sashes to
ground floor one early-mid C18 with wide glazing bars. C20 part-
g1azed door far left. Metal cross windows with leaded panes
matching those at centre of entrance front to first floor. Right-
hand return; brick gable end. Five-light oriel window to rear
left-hand gable. Twin diagonally-set stacks rising from fireplace
in back wall of central hallway, off-the-ridge and axial stacks.
subsidiary features; C19 brick walls run forwards from corners of
entrance front, both with segmental-headed archways to garden.
Pier at end of right-hand wall, part ashlar, part brick, with
moulded limestone capping and ball finial. Similar but brick pier
to left-hand wall where it returns left for c30m along the
Interior; C1 panelling to dado height (possibly reused) some with
lozenge motif. Late C17-early C18 bolection moulded fireplace with
highly ornate carved reused C18 panel with winged angel's head at
centre over fireplace (probably reused). C17 dogleg staircase with
barley-twist balusters and ball finials rises from rear of entrance
hall. Back staircase with turned balusters and dog gate. Early
ovolo-moulded wood-mullioned windows with early diamond leaded
panes now obscured by a later extension at rear. Once known as
Hall Place. Strongly associated with the Surman family.
(V.C.H. Vol VIII, p 230-231)
Listing NGR: SO9024129607
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