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Stanton Court, Stanton

Description: Stanton Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134869

OS Grid Reference: SP0680534333
OS Grid Coordinates: 406805, 234333
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0074, -1.9023

Location: High Street, Stanton, Gloucestershire WR12 7NG

Locality: Stanton
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR12 7NG

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Listing Text

SP 0634-0734
11/85 Stanton Court
Manor house. Early and later C17 for Izod family; altered mid
C18 for Wynniatt's; extensively altered early C20 by and for Sir
P.Stott; late C20 alterations. Well squared, coursed stone;
stone slate roof. Five window front, U-shaped, with turrets in
inner corners, one room deep, 2 1/2 storeys: 2 1/2 and 1 1/2 storey wings
on left forming large 'Z'. Front elevation: left wing wider than
right; plinth; all windows ovolo moulded, mullion and transom,
mullion only to gables main wings; nearly all C20; continuous
string acts as hoodmould to ground floor windows. Left wing: 8-
light window with 3 king mullions, 2-light in right return: above
5-light with 2 king mullions, hoodmould; 2-light in right return.
Three-light to attic, parapet gable, parapet to eaves right return;
ashlar chimney left return with moulded cap. Centre: 2-light
windows to front and returns of corner turrets, on all 3 floors,
except ground floor, right return left turret; 4-light with king
mullion each floor in centre, all with continuous string course as
hoodmould. Ground floor, left turret, right return, panelled door
up one stone step, Doric pilaster each side, upper part fluted;
Tudor arch, strapwork frieze and pediment, with coat of arms.
Parapet gables to front of turrets, openwork stone finials from
eaves: paired parapet gables to centre; ashlar chimney to centre,
rear. Right wing 7-light window ground floor, 2 king mullions;
blocked window left return. Above 5-light window with 2 king
mullions, hoodmould, blocked window left return. Gable and attic
as left wing; 2 chimneys from eaves right return, moulded caps.
On left of main front, 2 slight set backs, 2-storey wing, 4-light
mullioned window, plain chamfer, over steps to cellar; buttress to
left, parapet gable. Set back behind, 7-light mullion and transom
window to kitchen, 5-light ovolo moulded window above, 2-light
casement in dormer, parapet gable with ashlar chimney. On right
return well set back, gateway against house: rusticated square
piers,Doric pilasters, plain cornice, moulded edge to cap, swept up
to ball finial; wrought-iron gates between.
Interior: hall, small-sized dust-ledge panelling, stone fireplace
surround, exposed ceiling joists. Rear room, right wing,
panelling, cast-iron radiator cover under window. Adam-style
fireplace, moulded cornice, moulded plaster ceiling (C17). Front
room probably C20 copy of rear. Double ovolo moulding to cellar
door surround: also to stone fireplace surrounds, with frieze and
moulded stone shelf over, all C17, in front room on ground floor,
left wing, first floor in centre, and in rear room right wing.
Stairs in left corner turret from first to second floor C17,
probably reset, with splat balusters and square newels. Moulded
stone fireplace surround front room, top floor, left wing. Roof
trusses timber-framed cross walls. Original house 5-bay, gabled
front, with projecting towers in second and-fourth bays: end wings
projected forward to form 'U' plan later in C17. C18 sash windows
replaced early C20.
(Photographs at N.M.R., articles in Country Life, 1911, 1952; by
B. Little, in Gloucestershire Countryside, Vol. 9; D. Verey,
Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds, 1970).

Listing NGR: SP0680534333

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Source: English Heritage

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