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Description: Old Manor Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134861
OS Grid Reference: SP0682434241
OS Grid Coordinates: 406824, 234241
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0066, -1.9020
There is also a scheduled monument, Village Cross at Stanton, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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STANTON HIGH STREET
SP 0634-0734 (south side)
11/77 Old Manor Farmhouse
Former farmhouse, now house. Probably late C16, 1615, 1618, 1622
(datestones), minor alterations early C18, early C19, 1927
(datestone), mid C20. Roughly squared, coursed stone; stone slate
roof. 'U' plan front, 4-bays wide, 2 rear wings, 1 1/2 and 2 1/2
storeys. To road: plinth to facade to left of doorway only: all
windows mullioned with hoodmoulds, to left of door hollow chamfer,
except to over hall. Left wing: 6-light king mullion window
ground floor; datestone above, 'I B A I / 1615'. Above, 4-light
with king mullion, 2-light to attic, parapet gable, cross-gablet
apex. Blocked window under eaves on right return. Centre section:
3-light and 4-light windows, latter with king mullion; double-
boarded door up 2 stone steps, double ovolo surround, hoodmould:
datestone above 'A B / 1618'. Mid C20 two-light window to right,
C17 two-light above, lower part of lights filled. Above on left
wall carried up into dormer: 6-light mullion and transom window,
king mullion; oval window above, moulded surround, 4 keys.
Parapet gable, cross-gablet apex. Right wing: slit window below
eaves on left return. Four-light window with king mullion main
front, 3-light above, 2-light to attic; parapet gable, cross-
gablet apex. Two ashlar chimneys left return, moulded caps. Ridge
chimney to left of cross-passage; 2 diamond-set flues, moulded
caps. Similar late C20 single flue on ridge right wing.
Interior: timber-framed wall to right of cross passage, another
continuing line of recessed wall behind projecting wing on right.
Exposed beam and joists main room on right, wide fireplace, flat 3-
centred arch, moulded. Hall to left cross passage: chequerboard
paving, stone fireplace, Tudor arch, strapwork band, moulded shelf,
'1622 AB' date. Ceiling quartered, heavy chamfer to beams, stopped
chamfered ceiling joists, half beams to walls. Front room, left
wing, dust-ledge panelling with moulded top, double-ovolo fireplace
surround, Tudor arch, moulded stone shelf. Ceiling as hall: 5-
panel door. Hollow chamfer to beam to rear wing with stairs.
Stairs possibly reset, square, panelled newels, splat balusters,
open well. First floor: timber-framed wall to stair wing; dust-
ledge panelling in one room left wing, with fluted top: Adam-style
fireplace surround, late C18 basket grate. Over hall, stone
fireplace surround with bolection moulding. Roof collar truss,
with curved windbraces. Left half appears added to or rebuild of
part of earlier house, remains of which survive to right of cross
passage, with later balancing stone wing added to front.
(W.G. Davie & E.G. Dawber, Old Cottages, Farmhouses....,in the
Cotswold District, 1904; photographs at N.M.R.; D. Verey,
Gloucestershire, The Cotswolds, 1970)
Listing NGR: SP0682434241
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Source: English Heritage
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