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Park Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9711 / 51°58'15"N

Longitude: -2.1786 / 2°10'42"W

OS Eastings: 387826

OS Northings: 230307

OS Grid: SO878303

Mapcode National: GBR 1JX.812

Mapcode Global: VH93T.6Q39

Entry Name: Park Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 July 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206223

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376756

Location: Tewkesbury, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Tewkesbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tewkesbury St Mary the Virgin (Tewkesbury Abbey)

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


TEWKESBURY

SO83SE GLOUCESTER ROAD
859-1/2/175 (West side (off))
27/07/73 Park Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse. Early to mid C18, extended late C19. Flemish bond
brickwork, tile roof, brick stack.
PLAN: compact block in 3 parallel ranges, with 2 lower wings
added to N with very narrow courtyard between; main block
symmetrical, with unusual position of main stair to one side
of central through passage. Approached now from the east side,
the original entrance, and principal front, is to the west,
from which the approach track has now disappeared.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and part cellar, 3-windowed W front. 9
above 12 above tripartite 4:12:4-pane sashes, but central
second floor recessed blank, all to good brick voussoirs.
Central gabled porch with inserted 12-pane sash to W, over
glazed inner door. Large stack at eaves, left of porch,
pilaster ends to moulded brick caps. To left the later wing
with various windows, including one 12-pane sash.
S end is 3 gables, with 4 pilasters to brick caps, blank
recesses first and second-floor left, 2-light casement top
right, 12-pane sash ground-floor left, and C20 flat-roofed
conservatory over pair of French doors. To centre ridge, set
back, tripartite stack, outer flues set diagonally.
E front has three 2-light casements, 2 to segmental heads and
one set close to eaves, and a second 2-light below, then at
ground floor a canted hipped bay with replacement casement,
and a 3-light to lintel; the lower wing, to right, with 3
lights at each of 2 levels, to tumbled brick arches, and a
large gable stack with 4 conjoined flues.
N end has 2 gables fronted by a full-width single-storey
lean-to mainly with doors or panels in timber.
INTERIOR: tight well staircase with stick balusters and turned
polished newels, various contemporary panelled doors, and a
large elliptical opening from hallway to SW room. A cellar
runs full width under a paved cross passage, with segmental
brick vault. Various beams with slight chamfer.
The name derived from former association with Tewkesbury Park,
now Tewkesbury Park Hotel (qv).


Listing NGR: SO8782630307

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

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