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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.

Name: THE MANOR HOUSE AND GATEPIERS

List entry Number: 1304257

Location

THE MANOR HOUSE AND GATEPIERS, LONDON ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
GloucestershireCotswoldDistrict AuthorityPoulton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 04-Jun-1952

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 129404

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

POULTON LONDON ROAD SP 10 SW (west side) 5/105 The Manor House, and gatepiers 4.5.52 - I Small square manor house. Late C17, variously attributed to John Paget c.1700 and Peter Mills, one of the surveyors appointed to supervise the rebuilding of London after the Great Fire c.1680. Rubble stone, coursed and dressed on offset plinth to south-west with alternating chamfered quoins, hipped and sprocketted stone slate roof with wooden eaves cornice, large central stone stack with moulded cornice and linked flues. Square range with lean-to on south east side. Two storeys and attic. Front elevation to south-west has 5 windows, 2-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion and transoms with leaded lights. Four similar windows on ground floor with continuous dripmould and central doorcase of moulded stone with cornice and large segmental pediment. Door of 8 fielded panels with side lights and plain 6-light fanlight. Rear elevation has 2-light stone mullion windows and projecting stair tower of 16 storeys with hipped roof. Front and rear have one, sides two hipped dormers with wooden cornices and bedmould and paired leaded casements. Interior: Rear staircase has thick turned balusters and square newel posts. Article in Country Life, Vol 159 by Marcus Binney (1976) describes interior, which includes living room with exposed beam and Doric pilasters flanking fireplace, mid C18 fireplace from Clutton House, Kingston-upon-Thames, in dining room, most original oak or elm floorboards, most upstairs rooms with panelling in window reveals and window seats, but interior not accessible at time of survey (June 1985). Gate piers of ashlar, square with offset plinth to front, moulded cornice with ball finial on saddlestone base. Approximately 2m total height, attached on each side to coursed rubble stone wall with flat coping, which joins lean-to on south-east of house on right.

Listing NGR: SP1000400974

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 159, (1976)

National Grid Reference: SP 10004 00974

Map


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