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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1237928



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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hamfallow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 21-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 415276

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1/241 Wanswell Court Farmhouse



Large detached house/farmhouse. Core a hall house of c1450-60, with additions to north east of early C16 and to west of early C17. Core partly rubble stone, partly coursed and dressed stone, C17 wing faced in roughcast with long and short flush quoins. Cotswold stone slate roof except for range to north of hall which has a slate roof, scattered stone stacks. Original range has small projecting gable to left with canted bay window on ground floor, double chamfered pointed stone archway with studded plank and batten door with decorative strap hinges, two 2-light stone mullion and transom windows, one with trefoil heads, the other lower and with cinquefoil heads, and large lateral stack between. Canted bay marks small panelled room, rest forms the open hall, 25' x 22' with 3 bay collar and tie beam roof and 3 tiers of wind bracing. West end has arched entrance to former screens passage, and to right 4-centred stone arch to stone spiral stair. Cinquefoiled window at east end marks high table end and has staggered stone window seat and embattled wall plate on wall behind possibly indicating presence of former gallery above the parlour in bay behind this wall. Parlour has 4-light cinquefoil-head stone mullion window with king mullion and moulded stone square hoodmould. Window projects slightly and in depth of wall to either side are 2 squint holes. Moulded beams in parlour. Room to north east has crossing elaborately moulded beams and original stone fireplace. C17 wing has 2 cross gables to west, all gables coped and with stone finials. 2 windows, 4-light ovolo moulded wood mullion and transom windows, leaded, on ground and first floor, and 2 or 3-light wood mullions in attic, all with flush quoins. Additional 2-light window in centre lighting wood newel stair within. 2 small C20 lean-tos on west wall at ground floor level; both with stone slate roofs. Porch originally stood in front of main entrance to hall, removed but possibly not originally part of hall as hoodmould to adjacent window was partially removed to accommodate porch wall. (David Very, Buildings of England - Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1980).

Listing NGR: SO6906301049

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SO 69063 01049


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