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Freeman's Court and Attached Outbuildings, Twyning

Description: Freeman's Court and Attached Outbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134581

OS Grid Reference: SO8982837228
OS Grid Coordinates: 389828, 237228
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0334, -2.1497

Location: Hill End Road, Twyning, Gloucestershire GL20 6DF

Locality: Twyning
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL20 6DF

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Listing Text


12/173 Freeman's Court and
attached outbuildings



Large detached house. C17 and C18. C17 core square-panelled
timber framing with rendered infill, C18 extensions brick. Tile
roof with brick stacks. Possibly rectangular timber-framed range
at centre with C18 extension at both gable ends. The extension at
the east gable end is extended north and south to form a 'T'-shaped
plan to the present house. Outbuildings to north are attached to
the main body via an open-fronted lean-to. House; two storeys and
attic. All windows to C17 and C18 ranges casements with glazing
bars. Gable ends of C18 extensions lit by casements within
segmental-headed surrounds. Bands over windows on each floor.
Garden front; with gable projecting forwards on right (gable end
rebuilt in brick C20). Five-panelled door under a lean-to canopy
to the left of the projecting gable. Twelve-pane sash with wide
glazing bars to ground floor of right-hand return. Blocked window
above with a wooden cross-mullioned window with glazing bars to the
right. Large axial stack to timber-framed part possibly dated and
initialled 'I T 1773' on a rectangular limestone plaque from timber
framed main body. Ball finials at gable ends.
House interior; some turned balusters remain from a C17-early C18
staircase. Cellar with corbel-like feature with brattishing and 3
small holes on the horizontal surface (possibly for candles) and a
segmental-headed passage leading to the outside, possibly a bolt

Listing NGR: SO8982837228

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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