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Horsley Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Horsley, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.682 / 51°40'55"N

Longitude: -2.2339 / 2°14'2"W

OS Eastings: 383924

OS Northings: 198166

OS Grid: ST839981

Mapcode National: GBR 1NB.D1Q

Mapcode Global: VH954.7ZCF

Entry Name: Horsley Court

Listing Date: 24 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091136

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132925

Location: Horsley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Horsley

Built-Up Area: Horsley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Horsley St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


ST 8298-8398 HORLSEY NARROWCUT LANE
(west side)

20/131 Horsley Court

GV II

Large detached house. c1690; altered and enlarged c1820; central
tower added c1850. Random and coursed rubble limestone, mostly
roughcast rendered; ashlar and brick rebuilt chimneys; stone and
Welsh slate roof. Two-storey with attic front range with central
3-storey tower. Two-storey rear wing and attached cider house.
Front: central tower projection with rusticated quoins and moulded
eaves to hipped roof; single window to each face, one 2-light with
pointed heads, others sashes; one round arched sash to upper
floor. Central doorway with reset stone lintel inscribed 'G E W
1608'. Six-window sash fenestration, all 12-pane with plain
architraves. Deep coved eaves. Six pedimented roof dormers with
9-pane sashes. Gable end chimneys, south rebuilt with 2 diagonal-
set brick shafts. Rear: L-plan block mainly rebuilt c1820 but
incorporating earlier masonry. Two tall 2-light ovlo moulded
windows with hoodmoulds to each floor set below parapet gable with
tall chimney. Similar 3-light windows in projecting wing to left.
Attached cider house has 2 timber mullioned windows to ground
floor, row of pigeon holes below eaves. Stone steps to loft
doorway in gable end.
Interior: original dog-leg staircase with turned balusters and
moulded handrail. Good delicate ceiling plasterwork in one room,
realistic rose decoration and reeding. Most unusual feature is
formerly removable ceiling to dining room, originally raised to
create gallery when room used as court house. Matching recess
retained in upper floor ceiling. Stone cider press with horse's
harness in cider house. Dated stone door-lintel could be survival
from previous house, initials being of Webb family of clothiers.
Dovecote (q.v.) to south west and coach house (q.v.) to south.
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)


Listing NGR: ST8392498166

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