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Description: Barcote Manor
Date Listed: 15 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 250861
OS Grid Reference: SU3196897842
OS Grid Coordinates: 431968, 197842
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6784, -1.5390
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2/33 Barcote Manor
Country House. c.1876 by Thomas Henry Wyatt for William West, director of Great
Western Railway. English bond brick, limestone ashlar quoins and dressings; tile
roof; terracotta flues on brick stacks with limestone ashlar quoins. Complex
plan. Tudor Domestic style. 2 storeys and attic; 4 bays. 1:1:1:1 fenestration of
label moulds over stone mullioned and transomed windows; recessed bay,with
French windows to entry in 4-light window, is flanked by square bay with
strapwork parapet to front of left gabled wall, and by square gabled bay to
right; similar one- and 3-light attic windows; gabled full dormer with
bargebaord. Gabled roof with ball finials to kneelers and apex. Bay window with
strapwork parapet to right side wall. To rear is gabled timber-framed porch to
main entry, having carved oak spandrels to 4-centred arch and diamond lattices
to leaded lights. Porch adjoins gabled stair turret with label mould over
4-light stone mullioned and transomed stair light, stepped of base and with
stained glass windows. Rear right 7-window range in similar but more
asymmetrical style with oriel windows and polygonal turret with pyramidal roof
to rear. Interior not inspected but likely to be of interest.
(Mark Girouard, The Victorian Country House, 1979, p.443).
Listing NGR: SU3196897842
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Source: English Heritage
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