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Old Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7182 / 51°43'5"N

Longitude: -1.9713 / 1°58'16"W

OS Eastings: 402076

OS Northings: 202161

OS Grid: SP020021

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.6FC

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.S26P

Plus Code: 9C3WP29H+7F

Entry Name: Old Court

Listing Date: 14 June 1948

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365231

Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Cirencester

Built-Up Area: Cirencester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cirencester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


578-1/4/90 (South side)
14/06/48 No.51


House, now divided into flats. Late C17/early C18. Coursed
squared limestone with ashlar dressings and coursed rubble to
side. Stone slate roof with right end stone stack just above
eaves; 2 stone lateral stacks to rear.
3 storeys and cellars; 7-window range. 7 stone
mullion-and-transom windows to first floor with flat beaded
stone surrounds and moulded cills with leaded lights; 7
similar stone-mullion windows above with surrounds continued
upwards as flat panels into bedmould of eaves cornice. Six
similar stone mullion-and-transom windows to ground floor.
Recessed 6-panel door in timber surround with fanlight and
flanking pilasters, all within flat chamfered stone surround
with pulvinated frieze and moulded cornice. Plinth with 3
openings to cellar, one blocked. Band courses over ground and
first floors; moulded timber eaves cornice; rusticated quoins
to left and right angles.
INTERIOR partially inspected; mid C18 open well oak staircase
with turned balusters from ground to first floor; small room
now open to entrance hall has early-mid C18 painted panelling
on rear wall with fluted pilasters and modillion cornice and
small stone fireplace with late C18 grate. Said to have oak
panelled dining room with stone chimneypiece with classical
colonnettes (not inspected).
Contemporary wing and probably later wing to rear have later
and early C20 alterations. House is said to have had gables to
front originally, of which traces said to be visible in roof
structure (not inspected).

Listing NGR: SP0207602161

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

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