OLD OVERTOWN HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1303001

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: OLD OVERTOWN HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: OLD OVERTOWN HOUSE

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud (District Authority)

Parish: Cranham

National Grid Reference: SO 89930 12125

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History

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Details

SO 81 SE CRANHAM OVERTOWN

1/153 Old Overtown House

GV II

Farmhouse with attached barn, now incorporated. Early-mid C17; addition dated J.D. 1660 for John Davies. C18 barn incorporated in C20. Random rubble and ashlar limestone; ashlar chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-storey with attic; wing added to east end forming L-plan. Barn at west end. North west side: earliest part to left with scattered and mixed fenestration; one 3-light chamfered mullioned casement to ground floor, otherwise all small-paned timber casements. Early C18 moulded and keyed oeil-de-boeuf inserted to right. Gabled roof dormer with small-paned casement. Barn to right has glazed infill to former doorway with timber lintel. C16 casement to each floor right inserted in C20, three- light to ground floor, 2-light above, both with round headed lights. North east end: gable end of earlier house to right with moulded cap to gable-mounted chimney. Ashlar elevation to wing to left has single ovolo moulded mullioned casement to each floor with hoodmould, 3-light to ground floor, 2-light above. Pedimented doorway to right with inscription to pulvinated frieze. Moulded architrave to 3-centred arch; moulded keystone and imposts; double 3-panel doors. Early C18 oeil-de-boeuf above with paterae and hoodmould. Rear: projecting chimney with 2 rebuilt diagonal shafts to gable end of wing. Single-window fenestration to rear of wing as to front. Projecting stair turret in angle. C20 casements to main range and former barn. Interior: room in wing has moulded Tudor arched stone fireplace. Forms group with Old Overtown Cottage (q.v.) to north east. (A.R.J. Jurica, 'Cranham' in V.C.H. Glos. vii, 1981, pp 199-210)

Listing NGR: SO8993012125

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 132712

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester, (1981), 199-210

End of official listing