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The Grange, Oxenton

Description: The Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 135231

OS Grid Reference: SO9597730258
OS Grid Coordinates: 395977, 230258
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9708, -2.0600

Locality: Oxenton
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL52 4RG

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Listing Text


5/136 The Grange


House. Early range dated and initialled J.R. K.R. / 1639 (John
and Katherine Roberts monuments in Woolstone Church q.v.). C18
and late C18-early C19. Coursed squared and dressed limestone;
dressed stone quoins and brick; stone slate roof to the C17 range;
slate roof to the late C18-early Cl9 range; ashlar stacks.
Remnants of rectangular C17 range partially rebuilt when a late
C18-early Cl9 range was added to the west gable end; C18 service
wing at right angles to the C17 range, rear right. Late C18-early
C19 range extended back at rear mid-late C19. C17 and C18 range:
single storey and attic. Late C18-early C19 range: 2 storeys
attic and cellar. C17 range: 3-light stone-mullioned casement
with stopped hood. Partly blocked door with a plain dressed stone
architrave with a 2-light casement with leaded panes and stanchions
inserted within the blocking, to the left. Single-light C20
dormer with hanging slate and steel casement; similar 2-light
dormer to the right. Three-light stone-mullioned casement to the
right gable end; similar 2-light stone-mullioned casement above;
blocked 2-light casement to attic all with stopped hoods. Both
original ground floor casements have hollow mouldings to their
outer surface and stepped mouldings to their inner surface and
appear to have-had their sills lowered. Symmetrical 3-windowed
entrance front to the early C18-late Cl9 range: 4 sixteen-pane
sashes with dressed stone architraves to the ground floor; 3
matching sashes to the first floor; central 6-pane front door with
4-fielded and two flush panels, dressed stone pilasters either
side, rectangular hall light with geometric glazing and fine reeded
decoration, open stone pediment supported on moulded stone
brackets. Parapet with moulded cornice. Two C20 two-light
segmental-headed dormers flanking a segmental-headed single-light
dormer. Blind sash window painted to imitate a window with ginger
cat at the west gable end. Rear wall extended back and rebuilt in
brick C19. C18 service range: 2-light casement and 4-light
casement with-glazing bars and dressed stone lintel with keystone;
two 2-light roof dormers; central C18 door with flush panels, two
now glazed. Gable-end and axial stacks with moulded cappings.
Flat coping and roll-cross saddle to the gable end of the C17
Interior: dogleg staircase with stick balusters and circular
newels; decorative brackets at the end of each riser. Late C18-
early C19 fireplace with unusually narrow reeded decoration.
Regency moulded marble fireplace with roundels upper right and left
in another downstairs room.

Listing NGR: SO9597730258

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Source: English Heritage

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