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The Manor Farmhouse (Two Occupations), Woodmancote

Description: The Manor Farmhouse (Two Occupations)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 135298

OS Grid Reference: SO9748227255
OS Grid Coordinates: 397482, 227255
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9438, -2.0380

Location: 7 Hillside Gardens, Woodmancote GL52 9QG

Locality: Woodmancote
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL52 9QG

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Listing Text

(south side)

17/203 The Manor Farmhouse
(two occupations)


Large house in process of division into two at time of resurvey -
May 1987. C16-early C17. Coursed squared and dressed limestone
with dressed stone quoins; square-panelled timber framing with
brick infill; artificial stone slate and concrete tile roof;
ashlar and brick stacks. 'L'-shaped main body linked on the south
to a service range and timber-framed building. Main body cross-
gabled 2 storeys and attic with 1½-storey service range. Twin-
gabled west front with flat-chamfered plinth: 2 hollow-chamfered
3-light stone-mullioned casements with single stopped hood
continued over a central door. Two 3-light hollow-chamfered
slightly canted stone-mullioned casements with stopped hoods to
the first floor. Two 2-light double-chamfered stone-mullioned
casements with stopped hoods to the gables. Single-light window
with hollow-moulded chamfers towards the apex of each gable.
Central C20 studded plank door with fillets. Two 3-light hollow-
chamfered stone-mullioned casements with Tudor-arched heads, carved
spandrels and stopped hoods to the left gable end. Two-light
hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned casement with stopped hood to the
attic. South-front of extension to rear: with projecting lateral
stack; two single-light and two 3-light hollow chamfered stone-
mullioned casements with Tudor-arched heads. East-facing gable
with 4-light hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned casement with Tudor-
arched head to the ground floor. Two-light hollow-chamfered
stone-mullioned casement above. All casements with leaded panes
some retaining early fastenings.
South-facing elevation of former service range and timber-framed
building: stone-built part to the left with 5-light flat-chamfered
stone-mullioned casement with stopped hood and 2-light stone-
mullioned casement with stopped hood flanking a central C19 plank
door; 2-light roof dormer. Building with timber-framed first
floor partly rebuilt in C20 brick to the right; two shuttered
windows to the ground floor. Blocked window; small window with
wooden mullions; plank door with pitching door above to the
opposite side. Square dressed stones blocking ventilation holes
in brick infill within the timber framing. Flat and stepped
gable-end coping and roll-cross saddles, ball finials to house in
addition. Projecting lateral and axial stack to house. Gable
end stack to service wing. Interior of main body: C17 panelling
to the principal downstairs room which is entered via an early
door. Compartmented ceiling with deep flat chamfers. Wide
Tudor-arched stone fireplace with roll moulding; overmantel with
blind arcading and some engaged turned decoration; Cocks family
arms at centre. Late C17-early C18 bolection moulded fireplace is
partly concealed by moulded bressumer within an adjoining room.
Cupboard in same room with C17 panelled doors Dog-leg staircase
with turned balusters and newels; moulded handrails and ball
finials. Early door with ventilation slits, under stairs giving
access to cellar. Upstairs room with compartmented ceiling.
Early doors to first floor and to attic rooms. Original roof
timbers with curving principals. Interior of service range:
large open fireplace with bressumer beam. Interior of timber
framed building reputed to incorporate a dovecote, but not
(V.C.H. Glos Vol VIII p13)

Listing NGR: SO9748227255

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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