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Eastington Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Northleach with Eastington, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8232 / 51°49'23"N

Longitude: -1.8183 / 1°49'5"W

OS Eastings: 412621

OS Northings: 213856

OS Grid: SP126138

Mapcode National: GBR 4R3.P3P

Mapcode Global: VHB27.FFMP

Entry Name: Eastington Manor

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090475

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130519

Location: Northleach with Eastington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Northleach with Eastington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Northleach St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

NORTHLEACH WITH EASTINGTON
SP 11 SW
EASTINGTON
3/82 Eastington Manor
23.1.52
GV II*

Manor house. Possibly C15, altered C16-C17. Coursed squared and
dressed limestone, stone slate roof, ashlar stacks. Rectangular
plan with C15 range at centre, cross wing at west end may represent
solar added slightly later. 1 1/2 storeys and 2 storeys and attic.
Five-bay garden front, gable at cross wing left, two gables right.
Two-light hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned casement towards apex of
right-hand gable. Three-light hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned
casement to second floor of far right-hand bay. Flat-chamfered 3
and 4-light stone-mullioned casements otherwise all stone-mullioned
windows with stopped hoods. One single light with leaded panes and
early window glass. C20 plank door with fillets and decorative
strap hinges within flat-chamfered C20 basket-headed surround to
cross wing. Blocked pigeon holes towards apex at gable right of
cross wing. C20 casements with leaded panes in right gable end
extended forwards early C20. All windows to north front C20
casements with leaded panes: Single-bay extension breaks forwards
far let with 2-light ovolo-moulded casement. Axial and gable-end
stacks.
Interior; room at west end of C15 range at centre contains tie
beam with hollow-moulded chamfers and beading and stepped stops.
Joists also have beaded mouldings. Open fireplace with bressumer
and two inglenook seats. Fireback attached to wall at rear of
fireplace decorated with cartouche with three swords at centre, and
the date 1687. Spiral stair right of fireplace. 'T'-shaped
arrangement of tie beams with deep flat-chamfers in room forming
remainder of ground floor. Open fireplace with bressumer beam and
cast iron fireback decorated with two batons and dated and
initialled I.T./ 1663 / S.W. Roof of this range reputed to contain
a cruck truss (not inspected at time of resurvey). C17 stone fire
surround with bolection moulding in bedroom on first floor above.
Cross wing at west end; two upper cruck trusses with braced 'V'-
shaped collar. Two pairs of curved windbraces. The manor of
Eastington was held by St Peter's Abbey, Gloucester, before the
Reformation, then by the Crown and from 1600 by the Dutton family.
(David Verey, The Buildings of England, The Cotswolds, 1979)


Listing NGR: SP1262113856

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