Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1152797

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1986



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County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud (District Authority)

Parish: Eastington

National Grid Reference: SO 77512 05172


EASTINGTON BATH ROAD SO 7705 (west side) 12/44 Alkerton Farmhouse GV II* Farmhouse, originally 3-bay hall house. Mid/late C16, with south wing probably of late C17/early C18. Square-panel timber framing with brick and plaster infill on brick and stone plinth, and with downward braces crossing horizontal rails, rear wing in brick and most of east side, partially rebuilt during C20; double Roman tile roof with ashlar ridge flue to large inserted stone stack. Main range of 2 storeys and attic, originally probably a three-bay hall possibly screened-off sleeping chamber to south, now a passage, with jettied cross wing to north containing parlour and service with small stair behind inserted stone stack and slightly later garderobe on first floor with brick and stone base and timber- framed upper floor reached by very narrow doors from both upper rooms. Additional 2-storey cross wing to south contained dairy with cheese rooms over. Scattered fenestration, but with several original glazed 2-light wood mullions in cross wing. West side has early C19 lattice timber porch in angle next to cross wing, possibly original entrance, with inserted 3-light casement to centre and later timber porch and door to right. Brick wing has cambered head 2-light casements, and plank door with loft door over to west gable end. Interior has chamfered compartmented ceiling on ground floor; large stack has been partially bricked-up inside; small 3-centred arched doorways give off stair behind stack to rooms in upper floor of cross wing. Interior generally unspoilt, containing all original beams, floorboards, some doors. (VCH, Gloucestershire, Vol X, 1972; Vernacular Architecture Group, Bristol Conference 1983.)

Listing NGR: SO7751205172


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 132303

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Bristol Conference, (1983)
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester, (1972)

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