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Lower Dean Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Turkdean, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8542 / 51°51'15"N

Longitude: -1.8508 / 1°51'2"W

OS Eastings: 410372

OS Northings: 217304

OS Grid: SP103173

Mapcode National: GBR 3PC.LX4

Mapcode Global: VHB20.VNXD

Entry Name: Lower Dean Manor

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Last Amended: 18 June 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089818

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130078

Location: Turkdean, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Turkdean

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Turkdean All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 11 NW
6/81 Lower Dean Manor
(formerly listed as Lower Dean
23.1.52 Farmhouse)
Former manor held by Llanthony Priory. Earliest part c1500, with
C16-early C17 and C20 additions. Ashlar, stone slate roof with
moulded cappings. Complex plan; early core comprises crenellated
range with 'L'-shaped C16-early C17 range right, C20 extension at
rear of the latter. Former C17 outbuilding (now converted)
connected to main body via wall, left of early core. Garden front
of early core; 2 storeys, 2 bays. Four-light ovolo-moulded stone-
mullioned window with transom, to ground floor. Double ovolo-
moulding to transom and surround of window. Two 2-light ovolo-
moulded stone-mullioned casements with ovolo-moulded surrounds to
first floor. Gable of C16-early C17 range projects forwards right;
2 storeys and attic. Four-light double-chamfered stone-mullioned
casement with stopped hood to first floor, single light with flat-
chamfered Tudor-arched surround and stopped hood lighting gable.
Far right-hand bay stepped back slightly. Three-light ovolo-
moulded stone-mullioned casement with stopped hood to first floor.
Single double-chamfered light with stopped hood to first floor and
to cellar below. Right-hand return lit by one, 2 and 3-light
stone-mullioned casements some with 4-centred arched heads. C20
double plank door within C20 'Tudor'-arched surround off-centre
Interior; fine Renaissance fireplace within early core with Tudor-
arched surround and carved spandrels, flanked by coupled columns on
pedestals with raised diamond decoration, overmantel with stepped
mouldings. C16-early C17 range with intersecting deep-chamfered
beams and Tudor-arched fireplace. Cellar beneath C16-C17 range
with Tudor-arched entrance, C20 flat ceiling (probably originally
vaulted). Cellar walls buttressed internally.
(David Verey, The Buildings of England, The Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: SP1037217304

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