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Duntisbourne Leer Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Duntisbourne Abbots, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.767 / 51°46'1"N

Longitude: -2.0372 / 2°2'13"W

OS Eastings: 397527

OS Northings: 207587

OS Grid: SO975075

Mapcode National: GBR 2NY.1S0

Mapcode Global: VHB29.MVVB

Entry Name: Duntisbourne Leer Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Last Amended: 24 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 127166

Location: Duntisbourne Abbots, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Duntisbourne Abbots

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Duntisbourne Abbots St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


9/66 Duntisbourne Leer Farmhouse
(previously listed as Leer
4.6.52 Farmhouse)


House with one attached barn, now incorporated into house. C17
with C18 addition. Random rubble limestone; ashlar dressings;
stone-slate roof; ashlar chimneys with moulded caps. 2 storey
with attic; formerly 2-room plan but extended to 3 in C18; barn
at right angles to form L-plan. South front of 3 windows: 2-
light recessed chamfered mullioned windows except 3-light to ground
floor at west end with wooden plaque engraved 'Dairy' mounted on
surround (this was to gain exemption from window tax); all
mullioned windows have hoodmoulds; timber sundial mounted on wall
between windows of ground and upper floors; off-centre doorway with
timber lintel and plank door; window to each floor at right is
leaded timber casement with timber lintel; 3 gabled roof dormers
with timber casements. Blank east end gable with chimney at
ridge. Left-hand end of north elevation has single leaded timber
casement to each floor with timber lintel; otherwise fenestration
is scattered with one 2-light with hoodmould to around floor and
one timber casement with timber lintel; 3 gabled roof dormers with
timber casements. C20 mullioned windows of 2 and 3-lights to
upper floor of barn inserted below 2 rows of pigeon holes wth stone
ledges; 8 rows of holes in north gable end which has at low level
a small niche, now blocked; said to have been used for dole food.
Some C20 windows inserted on west side of barn and at end of house.
Chimney at west end incorporates part of fleur-de-lys panel. In
ground floor room a niche with decorated stone jambs and a partly
mutilated head with fleur-de-lys decoration and part of date ___17.

Listing NGR: SO9752607568

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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