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Lower Court and Lower Court Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodchester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7243 / 51°43'27"N

Longitude: -2.2351 / 2°14'6"W

OS Eastings: 383860

OS Northings: 202869

OS Grid: SO838028

Mapcode National: GBR 1MQ.ZP1

Mapcode Global: VH94Y.6XSJ

Plus Code: 9C3VPQF7+PX

Entry Name: Lower Court and Lower Court Cottage

Listing Date: 28 June 1960

Last Amended: 24 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172355

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132134

Location: Woodchester, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Woodchester

Built-Up Area: Woodchester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Woodchester St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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(south side), North Woodchester

16/259 Lower Court and Lower Court Cottage
(previously listed as Nos 1 to 3
28.6.60 (consec) Lower Court Cottages)


Two attached houses. Mid-late C17. Random and coursed rubble
limestone; brick and concrete rebuilt chimneys; stone slate roof,
plain tile to Lower Court Cottage. Two-storey with attic. L-
plan. Part of south end of Lower Court Cottage is built into
Ferndale (q.v.). North side: 2 gables, 2-window fenestration to
upper floor and attic, paired casements to ground floor left under
combined hoodmould and casement with timber lintel to right. All
formerly 2-light chamfered mullioned casements, those to left gable
now without mullions. West side: 2 gables with scattered 2-light
and former 2-light casements except 4-light casement to ground
floor of left gable. Off-centre doorway with plank door to right
gable. East side: gable end of Lower Court projects forward to
right. Two gables to Lower Court Cottage to left with C19 timber
casements, many in formerly mullioned openings. South part of
Lower Court Cottage runs back to ridge only.
Interior: original fireplaces and roof structure survive in Lower
Court. Restored by the Period Cottage Improvement Society.
Forms part of group with Knapp House (q.v.) and Ferndale.

Listing NGR: SO8386002869

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