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Great Sandpits

A Grade II Listed Building in Tirley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9652 / 51°57'54"N

Longitude: -2.2432 / 2°14'35"W

OS Eastings: 383387

OS Northings: 229658

OS Grid: SO833296

Mapcode National: GBR 1JT.PPV

Mapcode Global: VH93S.2VGW

Entry Name: Great Sandpits

Listing Date: 12 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134257

Location: Tirley, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL19

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Tirley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tirley St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 82 NW
3/137 Great Sandpits


Detached house. Mid C17, early C18 and C19. Red brick, blue lias,
red tile roof, brick stacks. L-shaped main body with limestone
quoins, wing rear right largely rebuilt C19. C18-C19 extension set
back right of main body. Two storey, 3-windowed facade lit by 3
and 4-light ovolo-moulded stone- mullioned windows, some with
transoms. Early studded plank door off-centre right with
decorative strap hinges within stone Tudor-arched surround with
foliate spandrels, within C20 latticework porch. Window left of
door blocked. Partly blocked window right of porch, brick
inscribed George Smith July 19th 1774 within blocking, ovolo-
moulded stone-mullioned window set lower down partly with blocking.
String between ground and first floor windows. Stone ovolo-moulded
cross window with leaded panes lighting ground floor at left gable
end. Four-light stone-mullioned window with transom windows above.
Two-storey extension right of main body lit by C20 two-light
casements, band between ground and first floors.
Interior of front left-hand room: tie beams with bar stops.
Plasterwork between tie beams with simple combed decoration at
margins and fleur-de-lys decoration at each corner, one fleur-de-
lys restored C20 (q.v. plasterwork ceiling at The Great house,
Hasfield). Open fireplace with small range and chimney crane.
House owned by William Hurdman in 1658 (q.v. monument in nave of
church). (V.C.H. Glos., VOL.8).

Listing NGR: SO8338729658

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