DOUGHTON MANOR AND GATE PIERS TO NORTH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1155345
Date first listed:
06-Sep-1954
Statutory Address:
DOUGHTON MANOR AND GATE PIERS TO NORTH

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOUGHTON MANOR AND GATE PIERS TO NORTH

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cotswold (District Authority)
Parish:
Tetbury Upton
National Grid Reference:
ST8796291466

Details

The following building shall be added to the list:

ST 89 SE TETBURY UPTON DOUGHTON

5/343 Doughton Manor and gate piers to north 5.9.54

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Large Manor House. Built between c1628 and 1641 for Richard Talboys, restored in 1933. Said to be of cob, with stone porches, quoins and stacks and bay windows. Cotswold stone-slate roof. H-plan, with through passage linking central projecting porches on north and south facades (which are very similar). 3 storeys and attic. 5 gables, centre 3 smaller. 6 windows, 2 and 3-light stone mullion casements with continuous dripmoulds to ground and 1st floors. Central porch of coursed rubble has 2 storeys and attic, round-arched doorway with keystone and impost blocks and squared moulded architrave with flattened arched doorway, reduced radial fanlight and double studded doors. Most windows leaded, or latticed, some with ancient glass. Left-hand gable has 3 windows in staggered sequence. 2nd gable from left and right-hand gable have stone stacks with multiple flues with caps missing; on south front very tall stack on inside face of east gable. Inside front porch, initials RT and date 1641 to right, FAM 1933 to left. Gate piers of about 3.5m in height of squared rubble with elaborate corniced structure and ball finials, with initials RT on left pier and date 1641 on right pier. Interior retains several panelled rooms, and large stone fireplaces including one on first floor bearing arms of Talboys and Abarrow (Richard Talboys married Elizabeth Abarrow in 1632). (David Verey, Buildings of England, Gloucestershire, The Cotswolds, 1979; Cook, Houses of the West Country).

Listing NGR: ST8796291466

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
128628
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cooke, R, West Country Houses, (1957)
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire The Cotswolds, (1979)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/06977/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Peters. Source Historic England Archive
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