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Willsbury Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Briavels, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7363 / 51°44'10"N

Longitude: -2.6003 / 2°36'1"W

OS Eastings: 358641

OS Northings: 204351

OS Grid: SO586043

Mapcode National: GBR JQ.1W1H

Mapcode Global: VH878.WM58

Entry Name: Willsbury Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354539

Location: St. Briavels, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL15

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: St. Briavels

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: St Briavels St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ST BRIAVELS WILLSBURY
SO 50 SE
6/188 Willsbury Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. C16, C18 and C19. Rendered, plain tile roof, gable stacks, that
to right a large external stack. The acre of the house is a lofty gabled house
with, back left, a projecting cross-gabled wing, probably staircase; part of the
main block is also a parallel range unit, and a C20 extension (not included) lies
to the left. There has been considerable modification to the original property
in the C18 and C19. Entrance front in 3 storeys, irregular fenestration with two
6-pane sashes roughly centred at second floor, over two 12-pane sashes, one of these
far right, and at ground floor three 12-pane sashes, a 6-panel door under an arch
with plain tympanum, keystones, pilasters and impost blocks, off-centre, left, and
between windows, right a plain deep round-arched niche also with triple keystone.
At back the parallel range unit is in three storeys with, left, a 12-pane over 16-
pane sash, C20 glazed door in segmental keyed arch, and, set low in wall, a 3-light
stone chamfered mullion casement without drip over a 4-light similar but with
stopped drip, and both of these with inner diagonal saddle bars; turret, right in
3½ storeys has small 2-light stone chamfered mullioned casement over 2-light C19
casements at second and first floors and ground floor opening, to basement in a
C16 4-centre arch. Interior not inspected, but the ground floor room left of entry
has stone floor and a large C16 bressummer fireplace.


Listing NGR: SO5864104351

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