Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1078574

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1976

Statutory Address: TAYNTON HOUSE, B4216


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Statutory Address: TAYNTON HOUSE, B4216

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean (District Authority)

Parish: Taynton

National Grid Reference: SO 72229 22139


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SO 72 SW TAYNTON B4216 (west side)

7/239 Taynton House



Farmhouse; C17 for Holder, altered and enlarged C18, early C19. Plain render, lined as ashlar, slate roof. Irregular L-plan, long rear wing, stair in projection in angle; 2 storeys. Entrance front 3 gables with recessed centre: render on timber-framing left and centre, brick to right; plain plinth. Two-light French door up one stone step, transom over, flat head, in centre of each gable: 3-bay single storey arcade to centre, up stone step, square columns with simple capitals, responds at ends, flat lintel with heavy moulded edge to porch roof. Behind 3-light mullion and transom window on left, double door in centre, half glazed with marginal lights above, flush panel below; rectangular fanlight with curved glazing bars, all in panelled reveals with moulded surround, rear wall blank to right. First floor 2-light casement windows with flat heads in centre of each section, 3 gables over with heavy verge moulding. Projecting chimney on left return with short return roof to slope, further chimney right of centre on ridge and on right return. Y-tracery to stair windows behind. Interior: entrance hall, 6-panel doors, fluted architraves, lion- head corner paterae, echinus moulding over. Large chimney-breast on right, 3 elliptical arches to rear of hall, left to C19 stairs. Acanthus-leaf cornice to room on left; fireplace surround with lion-head corner paterae, scroll with trumpets in centre, cast-iron fireplace within. Ceilings to front end rooms, first floor, coved along sides, slight moulding surrounds flat centre. First floor ceiling raised early C19, truss tie beams cut away and collars bolted on above: square ridge: blocked window in centre gable. Originally a timber-framed house of H or T-plan: left wing originally extended at least one bay further back, centre either at least one bay further to right, or brick right projection rebuild of timber-framed wing of same plan. Well documented in Holder papers. Forms group with late C17, early C18 brick farm buildings (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO7222922139


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