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Tudor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5388 / 51°32'19"N

Longitude: -2.3911 / 2°23'28"W

OS Eastings: 372969

OS Northings: 182281

OS Grid: ST729822

Mapcode National: GBR 0NJ.G98

Mapcode Global: VH95T.HLR7

Entry Name: Tudor House

Listing Date: 17 September 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135891

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34094

Location: Sodbury, South Gloucestershire, BS37

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Sodbury

Built-Up Area: Chipping Sodbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Chipping Sodbury St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

5/47 (north side)

17.9.52 Nos 13, 15 and 17
(Tudor House)

Cl4 altered C15 onwards. Mediaeval open hall house of raised cruck truss
construction. Recent research suggests C14 origins with possible addition of oriel
(now removed) in C15 and then further alterations since.

Rendered with quoins exposed at east end. Pantile roof, Double Roman tiles at rear.
Single storey partly with attic and with 2-storey gabled cross wing at west end with
bracketted, jettied, timber-framed upper floor.

Three windows and one in cross-wing: from east; 4-light oak moulded mullion and
transoms; 2 modern windows in original jambs of former cross-windows; 20 pane sash on
ground floor and oriel on first floor, or cross-wing, with moulded mullions. Plank
door with cast iron strap hinges and heavy wooden frame.

East elevation has large projecting stacks with off-sets; 6-light stone mullion and
transom window with 4-central arch heads (3 lights to north are good modern
replicas). North (rear) elevation has one-storey modern lean-to and extension to

Interior: Roof - 4 raised cruck trusses with arch-braced collars and one row of
windbraces. An open hall of 3 or 4 bays with parlour and upper chamber at east end,
cross passage and service rooms, replaced by cross wing.

East end bay has parlour with C16 cross-beam ceiling with double ogee moulding and
converging stops, low fireplace with stone jambs: above stone fireplace with chamfered
and stopped jambs.

Main hall: west wall has stone fireplace with 4 centred arch head and hollow
chamfers; north wall, large blocked 2-centred arch with ogee and hollow moulding.
West wall has internal jetty supporting timber-framed partition.

West room: beyond site of cross-passage, has chamfered and stopped beams. Above this
2 rooms: larger one has C16 stone fireplace with shouldered head and projecting shelf
and next to it an open cupboard with 3 shaped shelves with carved door and panel
above. Two doorways with depressed 4-centred arch heads and a small 3-light casement
window with ovolo moulded mullions and leaded lights.

See also:

E. Mercer English Vernacular houses

L. Hall (forthcoming)

Listing NGR: ST7296382285

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