MANOR FARM FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1304800
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
MANOR FARM FARMHOUSE, TEWKESBURY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
MANOR FARM FARMHOUSE, TEWKESBURY ROAD

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Tewkesbury (District Authority)
Parish:
Longford
National Grid Reference:
SO 83931 20968

Details

SO 82 SW LONGFORD TEWKESBURY ROAD (east side) 5/82 Manor Farm Farmhouse GV II Farmhouse. Probably early C17, mid-late C17, first half C18, altered c1900. English bond brickwork, part irregular; timber- framing, brick-nogged to entrance front, rendered infill to rear, tiled roof. Four-bay front, one room deep, 2½ storeys, third bay cross wing, 2 rooms deep. All windows casement, c1900. Gable to road: 3-light window to right, small, blocked window to left, plain string course over, 2-light window off centre to left, all with cambered brick arches. Close above 3-light window, with blocked, wider window immediately above; upper first reduced in width each side with thicker brick, then infilled centre with bricks salvaged from new opening below: brick-on-edge head. Chimney from right eaves. Right return blocked window on left, cambered brick arch. Four-panel door, top 2 glazed, under open, wooden trellis porch, boarded gable, decorative barge boards, corrugated-iron roof. Three-light window "to right, cambered brick arch; plain string course over, interrupted at right end by blocked stair window, 2 bricks remaining of cambered. head. Two- light window above slightly to left. To right timber-framing, on stone plinth, 2-panels high per floor: 3-light window ground floor, 2-light above, jowls to corner posts (originally carried gable). Brick bay to right, plinth, cut down on left, reason unclear; 2-light window, blocked door to right, both cambered brick heads; 2-light window above. Wide angled eaves: ridge drops over timber-framed section; chimney from eaves left and on ridge one bay from right; lateral chimney rear of wing nearest road. Interior: brick end near road, large room with originally 2 small at road end: exposed beams with wide chamfer and bar stop; end of one beam appears to stop short of wall; chimney across corner. Above chimney set square, with timber-framed cupboard adjoining: two 2-panel doors. Tie-beam and collar trusses, with angled struts, half-trusses between, 2 pairs purlins. Cross wing, ground floor front, moulded dado rail, exposed ceiling beam; straight wind braces in roof. Originally wide fireplace in end of brick section beyond, with tapering chimney above on first floor. Front room of cross wing said to have lion and unicorn painted over fireplace, with texts around top of wall, since papered over. Forms group with Longford Lodge (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO8393120968

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
126623
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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: 08 Dec 2005
Reference: IOE01/14149/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Leaver . Source Historic England Archive
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