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Statutory Address:

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

Stroud (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 90278 05602


so 9005 BISLEY-WITH-LYPIATT FAR WELLS ROAD, Bisley Village (east side)

13/46 The Mansion



Large detached house. Part C17; mainly rebuilt c1730; early C19 additions. Ashlar limestone; coursed, squared and dressed rubble; ashlar chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-storey with attic; cellar at south east end. South west front: main c1730 range to right with 5-window fenestration, all 8-pane sashes, probably orginally 18-pane, with shouldered and eaved moulded stone architraves and bullnosed sills; triple keystones to ground floor linked with upper floor level moulded band, those to upper floor running over moulded and coved eaves. Alternating rusticated quoins. Central doorweay with moulded architraves and 6-panel moulded door below segmental pedimented porch hood on shaped brackets, inscribed in tympanum 'W & J P MCMXXXIX', probably replacing Regency doorway with fanlight. Roof hipped to right; gable end to left with chimney having central pilaster to each face and entablature top. Range extended to left by one window c1820 with sashes having marginal glazing bars and plain architraves; plain floor level bands. South east side: 4-window fenestration as to front, left part being end of c1730 range, right - beyond central alternating quoin strip - being slightly later refacing of C17 house. Two gabled roof dormers with leaded casements; 2 ridge-mounted chimneys with pilasters and mouldings, that to projecting north east gable end being replacement for C17 stack. Cellar plinth with 2 moulded 2-light casements. Rear: parallel-roofed rear range mainly early C19 with 12-pane sash fenestration. Tall eaves- mounted chimney with swept base. Interior: north east gable has large C17 fireplace internally, with timber lintel and stone jambs with ogee stops. Fine c1730 staircase with 2 barleysugar balusters per tread, scrolled strings, moulded and ramped handrails. Fluted columnar newels with matching pilasters in dado panelling. Part of staircase forming imperial stair is C20 addition, copying detail of original. Many Regency doorcases. Built on site of ancient manor of Stokesend. Various medieval fragments have been unearthed. (N.M. Herbert, 'Bisley' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 4-40; and M.A. Rudd, Historical Records of Bisley with Lypiatt, 1937)

Listing NGR: SO9027805602


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Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester, (1976), 4-40
Rudd, MA , Historical Records of Bisley with Lypiatt, (1935)


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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