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Corse Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Corse, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9363 / 51°56'10"N

Longitude: -2.3097 / 2°18'34"W

OS Eastings: 378803

OS Northings: 226469

OS Grid: SO788264

Mapcode National: GBR 0HS.JWB

Mapcode Global: VH93X.XL9G

Entry Name: Corse Court

Listing Date: 2 October 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125846

Location: Corse, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL19

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Corse

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Corse St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 72 NE (south side)

10/29 Corse Court


Former farmhouse, now house. C14, late C16, C17, C18, C19, C20.
Rendered infill to timber-framing, stone plinth; English bond and
other brickwork, tiled roof. 'L' plan, 4-bay hall section, one
storey and attics, 5-bay cross wing, 2 storeys. Facade facing
church: projecting gable to cross wing on right, 2-panel high
framing ground floor, 2-light casement window in centre, block for
former oriel below: either side braces from studs to top rail.
Jetty over, chamfered joists, curved braces to ends. First floor,
two-panel high framing, long braces sill towards centre, 4-pane
sash cuts tie beam: 2 collars above, and moulded coat of arms.
Eaves raised 1920's. Left return framed, curved head to blocked
door. Hall range timber-framed, blocked window, mortices for
oriel or face-fixed frame: 2-light casement in gabled dormer over,
scalloped bargeboards. Brickwork replaces framing to left, 2-
light casement, wide stud with 2 parallel slits, possibly as
window; further brick section with boarded door up 5 stone steps
under cambered brick arch, to cross passage. Stud, brick section
with 2-light casement, cambered head and corner post. Later brick
extension left: timber-framed gable left return. Late brick
chimney right return: brick chimney below ridge, to right of cross
passage door: on ridge to left. Present entrance on right
Interior: great hall to right of main wing: double ogee head to
door to cross wing: to right 2 panels with tall curved solid
braces, pegs below for bench seat. Inserted ceiling, wide
chamfers to beams dividing it into 4, chamfered joists. Wide
fireplace backing onto cross passage. Wide hollow chamfer to beam
in cross wing, exposed chamfered joists, lodged onto L-section
beam. First floor: closed cruck truss right end hall wing, open
to left, chamfered arch braces to cambered collar, crucks foiled
above collar: foiled kingpost since removed. One pair flat
purlins, curved braces, lapped and pegged to truss. Behind
chimney smoke blackened rafters, 3 with pegs for possible louvre.
Further full cruck truss; end cruck for half hip. Truss in cross
wing foiled. Three-bay cruck building survives, extended on left
C19; cross wing rebuilt late C16, extended C18, and C19, last
cider cellar and granary.
(V.C.H., Gloucestershire, Vol. VIII, 1972.)

Listing NGR: SO7880626464

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