Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1204629

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1973

Statutory Address: 2, BACK OF AVON


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Statutory Address: 2, BACK OF AVON

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury (District Authority)

Parish: Tewkesbury

National Grid Reference: SO 89252 32947



SO8932 BACK OF AVON 859-1/6/3 (East side) 27/07/73 No.2


House in row. Early C18, reputed 1712 build. Flemish bond brick, tile roofs, rendered lateral stacks. A tall twin-gabled house with through passage to right, and gabled extension transversely across back. 3 storeys and basement, 3-windowed. 12-pane sashes in exposed boxes, to segmental heads, but at second floor are 2-light casements; all to brick cills. To right is panelled door to side passage, and main panelled entry door enters left half-way along. 2 wood lintels to former cellar openings, front, 3-course brick band above first-floor windows, small oculus in each of the steep-pitched gables. Return, left is set forward from adjacent property, has small 6-pane fixed lights at 3 levels in rendered wall. Brick stack left wall. Rear extension is in brick-nogged timber-framing, and there is considerable framing within the property, including partition to through passage. INTERIOR has rebuilt bressumer fire to ground floor, a good early C18 shouldered ovolo-mould wood fire surround to first floor, full-width room, and a lofty fireplace to top floor left, in moulded architrave and to moulded mantel, brick inset with bars. Various C18 or C19 wide plank and batten doors, some with early hinges. Stair transversely across back, directly from ground floor room to top winders, and with winders top and bottom to upper flight. The rear, kitchen wing includes heavy cross beam, rear casement window with vertical bars internally, and C19 iron cooking grate. First-floor room in main block has central beam, and at top floor back is a blocked former window. An unusually well-preserved building, probably associated with water-borne activities on the adjacent waterway serving Abbey Mill (qv).

Listing NGR: SO8925232947


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

Legacy System number: 376588

Legacy System: LBS

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