Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1078523

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1954



Ordnance survey map of BURY COURT FARMHOUSE
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County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean (District Authority)

Parish: Redmarley D'abitot

National Grid Reference: SO 75973 32851


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6/138 Bury Court Farmhouse



Farmhouse. C12, C17, C18, C19. Rough render to brickwork or stonework: Flemish bond brickwork to rear wing: tiled roof. Five bay front, 2½ storeys, one room deep: later parallel rear wing, 2 storeys. Entrance front: C12 section on left. Boarded door, down one stone step, elliptical arch over, rounded edge. To right flat headed window, single light. Slight projection for last 2 bays: single-storey gabled porch, boarded door up 2 stone steps, double ovolo eaves and base to pediment; triangular light in base of latter. Three-light mullion and transom window to right, under cambered arch. First floor: 4-light mullion and transom window slightly right of centre, 3-bay section: slight projection far right end; single-light window, cambered head; 3-light mullion and transom with cambered head. Dentil eaves throughout: 4 rooflights: roof on right projects beyond gable on timber bracket. Left return: set back brick gable to leanto. Right return: front gable rendered. Large, projecting chimney base, wall on right aligned therewith: 3-light mullion and transom windows to ground and first floors. Three star-plan brick flues, on left, beginning below eaves, with C19 brick cap. On right, brick gable, 3-light mullion and transom windows with cambered brick arches to ground and first floors: plain brick string course. Chimney in valley between gables. Interior: to right large fireplace with elliptical timber lintel: bar and pyramid stops to ceiling beam chamfers. To left studded, boarded door with heavy iron hinges to 3-bay undercroft, down stone steps. Semi-circular headed windows in end and front walls, 2 lancets in rear. Slightly-pointed ribbed quadripartite vaulting, off wall shafts with moulded capitals, flanked short, corbelled columns at top. Above, walls of first floor hall survive: semi- circular head to doorway off stairs. Eaves raised, probably C18: interrupted tie-beam truss in right part roof, 2 pairs purlins, square ridge. Six-panel doors to stairway, ground floor. An important medieval survival, enlarged C17. (M. Wood, The English Medieval House, 1965; D. Verey, Gloucestershire, The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970; V.C.H. Worcestershire, Vol III, 1913.)

Listing NGR: SO7597332851


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Legacy System number: 125956

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Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Worcester, (1913)
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 2 The Vale and The Forest of Dean, (1970)
Wood, E , The English Medieval House, (1965)

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