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Alvington Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Alvington, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7038 / 51°42'13"N

Longitude: -2.5655 / 2°33'55"W

OS Eastings: 361016

OS Northings: 200718

OS Grid: SO610007

Mapcode National: GBR JR.3Z87

Mapcode Global: VH87H.HF2P

Entry Name: Alvington Court

Listing Date: 7 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186578

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354372

Location: Alvington, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL15

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Alvington

Built-Up Area: Alvington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Woolaston St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ALVINGTON COURT LANE
SO 60 SW
(north side)
7/1 Alvington Court
- II
Manor house or Priory Grange, now farmhouse. C16 with substantial later
modifications. Coursed sandstone rubble, long and short quoins to south front
only, hipped welsh slate roof with lead dressings. A compact lofty block with
lower addition at south-east side, and lean-to with pantile roof north side,
a large external stack, stepped at top, and in flat-topped gable wall, 5 flues
in limestone, but tops have all been cropped off. Three storeys, chamfered
string course at first floor, plain string course just above second floor cill
level, considerable plain walling above these windows. East front 3-windowed,
all 2-light C19 casements with horizontal bars under segmental voussoired heads
and with plain stone cills; south front similar, but 2-windowed, and with 3-light
casements at ground floor; north front has at second floor rough pointed arch
opening with C19 plank fill, this facade also in rough uncoursed sandstone;
west front has large external stack, upper wall and stack rendered, and 2-light
chamfered modilion fixed glass casement beside brick blocked opening under
very large single stone 4-centred lintol. Late C20 entrance and flat roofed
porch to 2-storey extension on south front, and off centre right in east front
a C19 4-panel door, part glazed, under plain transom light, and set deep in
wall. Walls generally c8OOmm thick. Interior considerably modified. Ground
floor has series of very heavy but plain beams C19 or early C20 staircase;
at first floor remains of open fireplace with moulded and stopped jambs. Roof
not accessible, but probably rebuilt in C19. This may have been on the site
of a grange to Llanthony Priory, and still has some striking features, but
has lost most of the C16 details.


Listing NGR: SO6101600718

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