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Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Aston Subedge, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0731 / 52°4'22"N

Longitude: -1.7986 / 1°47'55"W

OS Eastings: 413898

OS Northings: 241651

OS Grid: SP138416

Mapcode National: GBR 4N1.VG5

Mapcode Global: VHB12.S504

Entry Name: Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 August 1960

Last Amended: 20 February 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341752

English Heritage Legacy ID: 126931

Location: Aston Subedge, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL55

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Aston Subedge

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Weston-sub-Edge with Aston-sub-Edge

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 14 SW ASTON SUBEDGE ASTON SUBEDGE VILLAGE

4/11 Manor Farmhouse
(formerly listed as The Manor
25.8.60 House)

II


the entry shall be amended to read:

SP 14 SW ASTON SUBEDGE ASTON SUBEDGE VILLAGE

4/11 Manor Farmhouse
(formerly listed as The Manor
25.8.60 House)

II*(Star)

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SP 14 SW ASTON SUBEDGE ASTON SUBEDGE VILLAGE

4/11 Manor Farmhouse
25.8.60 (formerly listed as
The Manor House)

II


(Shown as Manor House on 6 inch OS Map) Manor House. C16, C17
with C19 modifications. Ashlar centre block, close stud timber
frame and coursed dressed stone right wing, left wing of coursed
squared limestone, all with limestone slate roof and coped gables,
5 with ball finials. Small brick stack to gable of right wing,
central block coursed rubble at back, one flush stack with 3
diagonal flues and two projecting limestone stacks, one 2-flue the
other one-flue, all 3 brick. Plan in three parts with early wing
projecting right, central block left, with staircase wing
projecting forwards left, all forming flat 'U'.
Staircase turret projects back left. 2 storeys with attic storey.
2, 3 and 4-light flat-chamfered mullioned casements with leaded
lights and transoms on ground and first floors, stopped hood to
first floor and gable windows. Continuous string over ground
floor windows, returned over first window to left wing, 4-light
windows with king mullions. Centre block has 3 Cotswold gables.
C19 plank front door off centre left, in chamfered 4-centred flush
opening gable to early block right has 2 small single light
chamfered casements to attic and remains of window hood in framing
concealed by later lean-to attached to left wall. Projecting left
wing has principal gable at front and Cotswold gable from eaves
left, 2 storeys and attic storey over, 2 windowed, left wall C16
window with 3 slightly pointed, round headed lights. Two 4-light
flat-chamfered mullioned casements with king mullions in principal
gable, and 2-light flat-chamfered mullioned casements, with
transoms to ground and first floors. Left stair turret has 2
small single lights, the lower one pointed. From rear: 2 storey
gable left, with C19 casements. 2 storey main body with two 3-light
and one 4-light later C16 casements with rounded heads, over; two
similar 3-light windows at ground floor, plus one 5-light and one
3-light hollow chamfered, stone-mullioned windows with hood moulds,
flanking external stack. Far left set low is blocked C16 single
light with cusping, probably originally fire window, but said to
have contained effigy. Small door in 4-centred opening
centrally. Over this a
stone with inscription 'EX DONO/AMANTISSIME MATRIS/DESIDERATISIME/
FRANCISCAE STUART/COMITISSAE DE HARROWBY AD 1855.
Interior: Right wing. Tie beams with stepped mouldings and
stepped decoration at regular intervals along sides. Square hole,
now blocked, possibly for giving alms, in right hand wall obscured
by later buildings. Main Block: Large stone fireplace with 4-
centred arch, right corner at rear. Main staircase Cl9 (possibly
copy of original). Late C16/C17 stone fireplace with roll moulded
4-centred arch in room left of hallway. Room far left has stone
fireplace and 4-centre arched doorway to stair turret projection
left. C17 dog-leg staircase with turned balusters in forward part
of left wing. Ground floor only inspected. First and second
floors used as granary/hay loft C19.
Endymion Porter (born 1587) an ambassador to Charles I, lived here.
Prince Rupert was a frequent guest.


Listing NGR: SP1389841651

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