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Bird's Farmhouse and Attached Dovecote and Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Twyning, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 52.0294 / 52°1'45"N

Longitude: -2.1488 / 2°8'55"W

OS Eastings: 389885

OS Northings: 236791

OS Grid: SO898367

Mapcode National: GBR 1J5.PK9

Mapcode Global: VH93M.P8V2

Entry Name: Bird's Farmhouse and Attached Dovecote and Barn

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091868

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134592

Location: Twyning, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Twyning

Built-Up Area: Twyning

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Twyning St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


13/184 Bird's Farmhouse and attached
Dovecote and Barn


Farmhouse and barn and buildings linking farmhouse to barn.
Farmhouse C17. Barn and buildings linking farmhouse to barn early
C20. Farmhouse; square-panelled timber framing with rendered
infill. Gable-end facing road refaced in painted brick. Tile roof
with some decoratve segmental tiling. Brick stacks. Dovecote;
brick. Barn; square-panelled timber framing with brick infill and
thatched roof. Buildings linking dovecote and barn to farmhouse
brick. Tile roof to dovecote and linking buildings. 'L'-shaped
plan to farm. Open-fronted store runs back rear right to former
dovecote. Range of loose boxes to right link dovecote to barn.
Single-storey outbuildings continue to the right of the barn.
Farmhouse; 1½ storeys with gable projecting forwards on the right.
Fenestration comprises C20 two and 4-light wooden casements with
glazing bars. Three dormers from eaves of roadside front. C19
plank door with flat leaded canopy on brackets at centre of main
body. Two large roof dormers from eaves of right-hand return with
4-light casements with transoms. Decorative plasterwork including
a fleur-de-lys in gables of dormers. Part-glazed lean-to along
ground floor of right-hand return. Off-the-ridge and lateral
Four-bay lean-to runs back from rear right-hand corner linking
farmhouse to dovecote with a cross-gabled roof (lantern now
removed). Loose boxes to right of dovecote linking dovecote to
Barn with double doors in the east and west wall. North gable end
Single-storey outbuilding continues to the right of the barn with
cross-gable terminating in a single-storey outbuilding. Interiors
not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO8988536791

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

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