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Cotswold (District Authority)
North Cerney
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NORTH CERNEY - SP01 075 - 02 075 16/186 Cerney House (formerly listed as 4.2.52 North Cerney House)


Country house. C17 house built by the Rich family, subsequently largely destroyed by fire and probably rebuilt by Thomas Tyndale soon after 1761, altered (possibly by James Burton) late C18, service wing added (and altered) C19, further alterations and conservatory c1970. C17 range coursed squared and dressed limestone with dressed stone quoins. C18 range: rendered. Stone slate roof with ashlar stacks (one restored C20). Rectangular C18 range with late C18 bow windows at the gable ends; remnants of the C17 range at the rear. C17 range: 2 storeys and cellar. C18 range: 3 storeys. Single storey conservatory. The remnants of the C17 range (at the north-east corner) retains one blocked cross- mullioned window and traces of further similar windows (now with mullions removed). Symmetrical 2:1:2-windowed entrance front to the C18 range with rusticated quoins; 3 storey bow windows to the gable ends: 15-pane sashes (reaching to ground level) to the ground floor; 12 and 9-pane sashes to the first and second floors respectively; central Venetian window over the entrance. All windows with plain stone architraves. C20 door with sunken panels and a rectangular hall light with decorative glazing bars under a late C20 flat-roofed porch with fluted columns supporting a fluted entablature with cornice, parapet and ball finials. Modillion cornice continued around the bow windows at either gable end which have single sash windows, one above the other matching those lighting the entrance front. Some hipped gables, axial, lateral and gable-end stack. Neo-classical interior: entrance hall opens via arch into a staircase hall with a cantilevered stone stair with C20 wrought iron balustrade. Many C18 features removed during alterations of 1970 including two niches in the entrance hall and a white marble rococo chimney piece in the drawing room. (D. Verey, The Buildings of England: The Cotswolds, 1979; V.C.H. Glos. Vol VII, p153; and N. Kingsley notes for forthcoming book n.d.)

Listing NGR: SP0156007700


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Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester, (1981), 153
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds, (1970)


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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Date: 28 Jan 2005
Reference: IOE01/13536/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian L Crossley. Source Historic England Archive
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