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Bury Court Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Redmarley D'Abitot, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9936 / 51°59'36"N

Longitude: -2.3513 / 2°21'4"W

OS Eastings: 375973

OS Northings: 232851

OS Grid: SO759328

Mapcode National: GBR 0GZ.SG1

Mapcode Global: VH93Q.6591

Entry Name: Bury Court Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 October 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078523

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125956

Location: Redmarley D'abitot, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL19

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Redmarley D'Abitot

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Redmarley d'Abitot St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 73 SE

6/138 Bury Court Farmhouse



Farmhouse. C12, C17, C18, C19. Rough render to brickwork or
stonework: Flemish bond brickwork to rear wing: tiled roof. Five
bay front, 2½ storeys, one room deep: later parallel rear wing, 2
storeys. Entrance front: C12 section on left. Boarded door,
down one stone step, elliptical arch over, rounded edge. To right
flat headed window, single light. Slight projection for last 2
bays: single-storey gabled porch, boarded door up 2 stone steps,
double ovolo eaves and base to pediment; triangular light in base
of latter. Three-light mullion and transom window to right, under
cambered arch. First floor: 4-light mullion and transom window
slightly right of centre, 3-bay section: slight projection far
right end; single-light window, cambered head; 3-light mullion
and transom with cambered head. Dentil eaves throughout: 4
rooflights: roof on right projects beyond gable on timber bracket.
Left return: set back brick gable to leanto. Right return:
front gable rendered. Large, projecting chimney base, wall on
right aligned therewith: 3-light mullion and transom windows to
ground and first floors. Three star-plan brick flues, on left,
beginning below eaves, with C19 brick cap. On right, brick gable,
3-light mullion and transom windows with cambered brick arches to
ground and first floors: plain brick string course. Chimney in
valley between gables.
Interior: to right large fireplace with elliptical timber lintel:
bar and pyramid stops to ceiling beam chamfers. To left studded,
boarded door with heavy iron hinges to 3-bay undercroft, down stone
steps. Semi-circular headed windows in end and front walls, 2
lancets in rear. Slightly-pointed ribbed quadripartite vaulting,
off wall shafts with moulded capitals, flanked short, corbelled
columns at top. Above, walls of first floor hall survive: semi-
circular head to doorway off stairs. Eaves raised, probably C18:
interrupted tie-beam truss in right part roof, 2 pairs purlins,
square ridge. Six-panel doors to stairway, ground floor. An
important medieval survival, enlarged C17. (M. Wood, The English
Medieval House, 1965; D. Verey, Gloucestershire, The Vale and the
Forest of Dean, 1970; V.C.H. Worcestershire, Vol III, 1913.)

Listing NGR: SO7597332851

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