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

Tewkesbury (District Authority)
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SO 86923 29843


DEERHURST DEERHURST VILLAGE SO 8629-8729 10/43 Abbot's Court (formerly listed as Abbot's Court, 4.7.60 attached to Odda's Chapel) GV II House. Probably early C17, minor alterations C18, altered internally mid-late C20. Timber-framed, rendered infill, stone plinth, tiled roof. Since 1965 four bays. 2½ storeys, one room deep. Front: ground floor framing 2 panels high, close studding to right, square panel to left, above 3 panels high, close studding. Right return jettied, prop under bracket. Two-light casement, iron opening light; boarded door, rectangular light over, under mid-late C20 open timber porch, single storey, gabled. Two-light casement. Above, 2-light casement, C20 iron opening light; paired late C20 two-light casements; 2-light casement with small panes. All windows save last with leaded lights. Right return gable only belongs to Abbot's Court; rest of timber-framing and stone wing Odda's Chapel (q.v.). Ground floor close-studded timber-framing, 2 panels high, 2-light casement, heavy post with jowelled head to right. Ovolo-moulded jetty beam, slight projection: framing 4 panels high to eaves, top and bottom layers close studded, between square panels with decorative curved corner bracing; jowelled heads to main posts. Four-light mullion and transom window, iron opening light. Gable 2-panel high framing below collar, curved, decorative timber; late C20 two-light window around studs and rail: plain bargeboards. Brick chimney from return slope on right: further lateral stack to rear far bays. Interior: wide chamfer to ceiling beams ground and first floors: wide stone fireplace right end ground floor with timber lintel, smaller with 4-centred stone arch above. Interrupted tie-beam trusses to roof, collar, 2 pairs purlins, no ridge piece. Wooden nests for pigeons survive in left half against centre truss. House originally included Odda's Chapel, forming 'L' plan (q.v.): latter partly separated 1885, finally disentangled 1965. Left half of roof to house formerly used as dovecote. Forms group with Church of St Mary and Priory Farmhouse (q.v.). (D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970; photographs at N.M.R.)

Listing NGR: SO8695729861


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Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 2 The Vale and The Forest of Dean, (1970)


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 19 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04618/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Brookes. Source Historic England Archive
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