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Description: Priors Court
Date Listed: 18 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 152670
OS Grid Reference: SO6651538045
OS Grid Coordinates: 366515, 238045
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0398, -2.4896
AYLTON CP -
SO 63 NE
5/5 Prior's Court
House. Probably late C17 and late C19 with earlier origins, restored in
1980s. Brick and timber-framed with tiled roofs, two side stacks, one to
rear of main range, the other to left of cross-wing. L-plan with single
storey range, perhaps with medieval origins, aligned north-west/south-east
and C17 cross-wing of two storeys over cellar attached at north-west end
with C17 wing altered in late C19 attached at rear of south-east end (under-
going remodelling at time of resurvey December 1984). South-west elevation:
one plus three windows with late C20 casements; gable front of C17 cross-wing
to left has brick plinth to ground floor and above timber-framing three panels
high (to tie-beam) in which are set a pair of casements on ground and first
floors and a single casement in the gable attic beneath V-struts; on the left
side is a brick stack; main range to the right has three regularly spaced
late C19 dormers, four casements to ground floor with exposed timber-framing
to the right, brick to the left and a late C20 brick entrance porch at the
junction of the two wings; large rear stone stack serves an open fireplace
with segmental stone arch, reputedly late medieval. (RCHM, Vol II, p 9).
Listing NGR: SO6651538045
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Source: English Heritage
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