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A Grade II Listed Building in Tirley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9538 / 51°57'13"N

Longitude: -2.2415 / 2°14'29"W

OS Eastings: 383496

OS Northings: 228396

OS Grid: SO834283

Mapcode National: GBR 1K0.J3R

Mapcode Global: VH93Z.35B1

Entry Name: Redcastle

Listing Date: 10 January 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340312

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134258

Location: Tirley, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL19

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Tirley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tirley St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 82 NW
3/138 Redcastle

Detached farmhouse. C17, C18 and C20. Square-panelled timber-
framing with bracing, unpainted, brick infill, red tile roof, brick
stacks. L-shaped main body with gable-end projected forwards left.
C18 single bay extension onto right gable-end. C20 weatherboarded
garage and part-glazed door at right gable end not of special
interest. Main body; 2 storeys and attic lit by garret lights.
Windows mostly C20 two-light steel casements with glazing bars.
Two-light ovolo-moulded wood-mullioned window in right-hand wall of
wing to left. C20 plank door in left-hand wall towards rear within
C20 open-sided timber-framed porch. Four-light ovolo-moulded wood-
mullioned window above with transom. First floor of front and rear
wall of right-hand wing slightly jettied. 1 1/2 storeys. C18
extension lit by 2-light casement with glazing bars and gauged
brick head. Band at rear of extension continued around gable end.
C20 timber-framed porch at rear of C18 extension. Lateral stack
from right-hand wall of forward facing gable. Triple stack at
former right gable-end of main body with sawtooth brickwork giving
tower part of stacks a star-like appearance. Alleged to have been
the site of Queen Margaret of Anjou's headquarters before the
Battle of Tewkesbury in 1471. Reputed to contain original C17
Interior not inspected. (V.C.H. Glos. Vol.8, P.95).

Listing NGR: SO8349628396

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