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A Grade II* Listed Building in Bisley-with-Lypiatt, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.769 / 51°46'8"N

Longitude: -2.1501 / 2°9'0"W

OS Eastings: 389736

OS Northings: 207819

OS Grid: SO897078

Mapcode National: GBR 1MG.36W

Mapcode Global: VH94S.PS5S

Entry Name: Sydenhams

Listing Date: 28 June 1960

Last Amended: 1 May 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132674

Location: Bisley-with-Lypiatt, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Bisley-with-Lypiatt

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Bisley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text



omit: Sydenhams Farmhouse

insert: Sydenhams



4/115 Sydenhams Farmhouse



Detached farmhouse. Late C16; enlarged early C17. c1930
restoration and enlargement by Norman Jewson; further later C20
enlargement. Random rubble limestone; ashlar chimneys; stone
slate roof. Two-storey with attic and cellar, original north-south
range with cross wing at south end forming L-plan. South front:
three window fenestration, outer 3-light, central upper floor
single-light, all recessed chamfered mullioned with continuous drip
course to ground floor. Central doorway with chamfered opening,
gabled porch hood and 8-panel door. Central ridge-mounted chimney
with moulded cap. East side: 2 parapet gables with cross roll
saddles; central stone water shute between gables. Single window
fenestration to each gable; left with 3-light ground floor,
hoodmould extending from south front, 2-light upper floor and
single-light attic. Three-light to ground and upper floors of
right gable, 2-light to attic, all with hoodmoulds. Later single-
storey outbuilding projects forward to right having attached stone
mounting block with kennel beneath. West side: parapet gable end
of cross wing projects forward to right in ashlar masonry. Large
offset buttress has side access to cellar opening behind. Two-
window fenestration to ground and upper floor, 2-light casements to
ground floor being C20 additions; single and 2-light to upper
floor; off-centre single attic light, quatrefoil attic vent to
right. Gable mounted chimney with moulded cap. Continuous drip
course above ground floor fenestration continues to north side of
wing; single window to this side to each floor, both 2-light.
Main range continues to left with Tudor arched and 2-light C14
lancet illuminating spiral stair. Two-light mullioned fenestration
to left. North end: extended in C20 with parapet gable end. Most
eaves lack gutters, rainwater being thrown off wall at drip
mouldings in the traditional manner.
Interior: many plank doors with ironmongery by Alfred Bucknell of
Waterlane. Fine panelled room by Percy Tanner with decorative
plasterwork. Iron radiator grilles by Norman Bucknell. Jacobean
cupboard in another room. Plank and muntin partitions on upper
floor. Various outbuildings and 2 pairs of gate piers (q.v.) to
(N.M. Herbert, 'Bisley' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 4-40; M.A.
Rudd, Historical Records of Bisley with Lypiatt, 1937, and D.
Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: SO8973607819

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