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Taynton Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Taynton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9056 / 51°54'20"N

Longitude: -2.3758 / 2°22'33"W

OS Eastings: 374239

OS Northings: 223075

OS Grid: SO742230

Mapcode National: GBR 0J3.D4Y

Mapcode Global: VH942.RCVH

Entry Name: Taynton Court

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078579

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125783

Location: Taynton, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL19

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Taynton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Taynton St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


7/247 Taynton Court


Farmhouse; probably C17, altered early C19. Roughcast, probably
on stone, tiled roof. L-plan, rear wing probably late addition:
4 windows wide, 2 storeys with attics, one room deep. Entrance
facade, facing away from drive: 20-pane sash on right, flat timber
lintel. To left half-glazed front door, 2 flush panels below, up
one stone step; moulded surround, flat head: lean-to porch on
curved brackets. Nine-pane and 20-pane sashes to left, ground
slopes down beyond. First floor three 9-pane sashes, over door
and adjoining windows. Right return external rendered stack, 2
diamond-set brick flues: small, single-pane segmental-head window
to attic on left. Left return door to cellar below, ventilation
slats in upper half: 16-pane sash in ground floor, cambered head;
3-light mullion and transom with cambered head to first floor, 3-
light casement to attic, half-hip over.
Interior not inspected. Briefly belonged to Benjamin Disraeli by
virtue of his wife (K. & W. Thomas, Our Star of Taynton, 1981.)

Listing NGR: SO7423923075

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