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The Priests House

A Grade II Listed Building in Elkstone, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.809 / 51°48'32"N

Longitude: -2.0486 / 2°2'54"W

OS Eastings: 396749

OS Northings: 212265

OS Grid: SO967122

Mapcode National: GBR 2NB.JX9

Mapcode Global: VHB23.FSWL

Entry Name: The Priests House

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Last Amended: 24 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 127222

Location: Elkstone, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL53

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Elkstone

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Elkstone St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


3/122 The Priests House
(previously listed as Pound


Former priest's house, now detached house. Late C15 or early C16;
C20 addition. Random rubble limestone; ashlar dressings; 1 stone
and 1 blue brick chimney; stone slate roof, artificial stone slate
to C20 addition. 2-storey with attic; 2-room; single-storey
with attic addition. Front: scattered fenestration with doorway
off centre having timber lintel and partly glazed plank door; two
2-light chamfered mullioned windows with hoodmoulds and a timber
casement with timber lintel immediately right of door; to upper
floor 2-light with Tudor-arched heads; timber casement with timber
lintel to left; 2 roof dormers. Blocked Tudor-arched doorway to
upper floor at west end, formerly entered up steps; blocked
chamfered opening to attic above; ridge mounted chimney added in
C19. Back built into bank has projection with catslide roof and
small window with chamfered surround to side; upper floor has 2-
light chamfered mullioned window without hood and small casement
with stone lintel to right; at low level C20 casement with timber
lintel. East gable end has rebuilt stone chimney at ridge and C20
addition with artificial stone lintels to C20 casements.
Interior not inspected, but said to have arched braced roof to
former upper floor hall and an internal Tudor-arched doorway with
carved spandrels. Stands in south east corner of churchyard. (N.
M. Herbert, 'Elkstone' in V.C.H. Glos. vii, 1981, pp. 210-218; and
D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979.)

Listing NGR: SO9674612265

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