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Bird's Farmhouse and Attached Dovecote and Barn, Twyning

Description: Bird's Farmhouse and Attached Dovecote and Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 134592

OS Grid Reference: SO8988536791
OS Grid Coordinates: 389885, 236791
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0294, -2.1488

Location: Kilmore Lane, Twyning, Gloucestershire GL20 6DF

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

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Listing Text


13/184 Bird's Farmhouse and attached
Dovecote and Barn


Farmhouse and barn and buildings linking farmhouse to barn.
Farmhouse C17. Barn and buildings linking farmhouse to barn early
C20. Farmhouse; square-panelled timber framing with rendered
infill. Gable-end facing road refaced in painted brick. Tile roof
with some decoratve segmental tiling. Brick stacks. Dovecote;
brick. Barn; square-panelled timber framing with brick infill and
thatched roof. Buildings linking dovecote and barn to farmhouse
brick. Tile roof to dovecote and linking buildings. 'L'-shaped
plan to farm. Open-fronted store runs back rear right to former
dovecote. Range of loose boxes to right link dovecote to barn.
Single-storey outbuildings continue to the right of the barn.
Farmhouse; 1½ storeys with gable projecting forwards on the right.
Fenestration comprises C20 two and 4-light wooden casements with
glazing bars. Three dormers from eaves of roadside front. C19
plank door with flat leaded canopy on brackets at centre of main
body. Two large roof dormers from eaves of right-hand return with
4-light casements with transoms. Decorative plasterwork including
a fleur-de-lys in gables of dormers. Part-glazed lean-to along
ground floor of right-hand return. Off-the-ridge and lateral
Four-bay lean-to runs back from rear right-hand corner linking
farmhouse to dovecote with a cross-gabled roof (lantern now
removed). Loose boxes to right of dovecote linking dovecote to
Barn with double doors in the east and west wall. North gable end
Single-storey outbuilding continues to the right of the barn with
cross-gable terminating in a single-storey outbuilding. Interiors
not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO8988536791

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Source: English Heritage

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