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The Manor and Warne Cottage, Stanton

Description: The Manor and Warne Cottage

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134875

OS Grid Reference: SP0677034191
OS Grid Coordinates: 406770, 234191
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0061, -1.9028

Location: Stanway Road, Stanton, Gloucestershire WR12 7NQ

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

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Listing Text

SP 0634-0734
(west side)
11/91 The Manor and Warne Cottage
(formerly listed as Manor House,
Manor Way and Warne Cottage)
Formerly manor house, now one house and attached cottage. Early
C16, 1577 for T. Warren (datestone), early C17, altered C18,
probably C19, minor alterations early and mid C20. Roughly
squared, coursed stone, stone slate roof. Three-room wing on
right, gable to road, lower extension beyond; short link left to
'U' plan block, with long rear wing, all one room deep, 2 1/2 storeys.
Facing road, right wing, plinth, mullioned windows with hollow
chamfer, arched heads to lights, sunk spandrels, hoodmoulds.
Gable, projecting chimney, string course, stone offsets, ashlar
chimney with moulded cap; single slit either side to attic;
parapet gable. Right return: 4-light window; boarded door up 3
stone steps, double ovolo surround, 4-centred arch with carved
spandrels, strapwork frieze over, moulded cornice. Two-light
window beyond, over 3-light in plinth to cellar, with plain chamfer
and flat head. Above 3-light and 2-light windows, right gable
stone slated; lower wing beyond. Left return, 3-light window to
ground and first floor, 4-light casement in gabled dormer, king-
post and curved braces, render between. Short link on left to 'U'
shaped block, slit window to stairs. Right wing of 'U' wider than
left: 4-light mullioned window, hollow chamfer, hoodmould.
Boarded door with cover strips in recess , with semi-circular
headed small door cut into it; chamfered arris, flat stone lintel,
datestone over. Single light in right return left wing; 3-light
mullion and transom to front, with hoodmould: to left jamb of
former sash window with deep stone lintel. Above, 3-light
mullioned window in right wing, hollow chamfer, hoodmould; similar
2-light over door; single-light windows in centre returns to
wings; 2-light mullion and transom window left wing, 2-light
mullion with hoodmould right wing, single-light left; parapet
gables, cross-gablet apices with finials. Ashlar chimney parapet
gable, left end and on ridge to right of door, both moulded caps.
Interior: some walls timber-framed inside. Jacobean decoration
to inside door: dogleg stairs with square newels, turned
balusters, pulvinated string, moulded handrail: spiral stone stair
with wood treads off to front: exposed beam and ceiling joists.
Front room right wing, wide stone fireplace; 8 fielded-panel door,
C18 cupboard with semi-circular back and head, panelled door below,
fielded panel over: moulded plaster ceiling. Room to left, wide
stone fireplace, flat 3-centred arch in timber lintel, moulded
edge; oven and stone seat off fireplace on left: panelled
shutters; ceiling divided into 8 by long and cross beams. First
floor: 3-panel doors to landing, right wing; 3-board door to
spiral stairs, with very old lock. Front room, right wing, stone
fireplace and lintel; traces of C16 wall painting, exposed beam
and joists in ceiling. Room to left stone fireplace surround with
moulded shelf, cast-iron fireback with 2 figures, 2 panelled doors.
Trusses, tie-beam and angled struts, one pair purlins, square
ridge. Interior of Warne Cottage not inspected. Right wing
early C16, as cross wing; 'U' range built 1577 partly on site of
open hall.
(Photographs at N.M.R.; W. G. Davie and E. G.'Dawber, Cottages,
Farmhouses...... in the Cotswold District, 1904; D. Verey,
Gloucestershire, The Cotswolds, 1970)

Listing NGR: SP0677034191

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Source: English Heritage

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