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The Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ashchurch Rural, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0093 / 52°0'33"N

Longitude: -2.0817 / 2°4'54"W

OS Eastings: 394489

OS Northings: 234542

OS Grid: SO944345

Mapcode National: GBR 2KS.VYM

Mapcode Global: VH93N.VRVK

Entry Name: The Manor

Listing Date: 4 July 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340054

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134419

Location: Ashchurch Rural, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Ashchurch Rural

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Ashchurch St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 93 SW ASHCHURCH ASTON-ON-CARRANT
(south side)

4/16 The Manor

4.7.60

GV II*


Large house. C16, extension dated and initialled 'T.G. 1614' on
stone door surround at rear. Late C18-C19 extension at rear. Main
body; close-studded timber-framing with rendered infill. Some
decorative curved studding towards apex of forward facing gable of
left-hand bay. Extensions coursed squared and dressed limestone.
Right gable end of main body now clad in coursed squared and
dressed limestone. Gable end of C18-C19 extension partly repaired
in brick. Concrete-tile roof. Ashlar stack to main body. Brick
stacks to C18-C19 extension. Basically rectangular main body with
later extensions at right angles at rear. Two storeys and attic.
Jettied first floor. Doorway set back off-centre right with lean-
to to left. Jettied gable projects forwards far left with
projecting 5-light casement with transom to first floor, 3 similar
4 and 5-light casements to first floor all with unpainted C20 oak
frames. Three, 4 and 5-light casements, one with transom, to
ground floor. Protective fascia board with raised chevron motif
covering ends of projecting floor joists of two right-hand bays.
Similar fascia-board reused to decorate a gutter on the C18-C19
extension at rear. Entrance with almost flat moulded 'Tudor'-
arched surround with enriched elongated spandrels. Early studded
plank door with fillets within surround matching that of outer
entrance, but with ogee stops. Twin-gabled, 2½ storey extension,
dated 1614, at rear. Six-light stone-mullioned casement with
central king mullion to ground floor. Two 3-light stone-mullioned
casements to first floor. Similar 2-light casement to gables. All
windows with stopped hoods and ovolo-moulded mullions. Part-
glazed double doors lower right within segmental-headed moulded
stone surround with the initials 'T.G.' in the spandrels. C18-C19
extension projects forwards on right with stone steps up left-hand
return to former doorway to loft (now blocked with window
inserted). Moulded coping and kneelers to gables of early C17
extension. Triple stack with moulded capping off-ridge of main
body at rear. Gable-end and axial stacks otherwise.
Interior; front right-hand room panelled. Panelling with raised
muntins and stiles (restored). Small C20 stone fireplace with the
initials 'R.G.' in spandrels in front of earlier fireplace with
those initials. Carved double dragon motif over fireplace.
Intersecting beams with deep flat chamfers. Limited interior
inspection.
(V.C.H. Vol. VIII, p.174) .. .


Listing NGR: SO9448934542

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