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Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Swell, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.94 / 51°56'23"N

Longitude: -1.7445 / 1°44'40"W

OS Eastings: 417658

OS Northings: 226859

OS Grid: SP176268

Mapcode National: GBR 4PV.9RV

Mapcode Global: VHB1P.QH3P

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 25 August 1960

Last Amended: 16 July 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1221816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 413696

Location: Swell, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Swell

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: The Swells

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SWELL B 4077 (UPPER SWELL)
SP 12 NE
(north side)
3/121 Manor House
(previously listed with
barn)
25.8.60
GV II*

Manor House. Early - mid C17 altered late C17 and again mid-late C19; modernised.
Rubble with Cotswold stone roof and coped verges. 3 groups of chimneys with large
square shafts in group 2, 3 and 3 shafts. Entrance Front: 2 storeys, 5 bays, mullion
windows of 2 and 4 lights with drips; left hand bay 6-lights with king mullion and
transoms. Central gable to attic with 3-light mullion window with drip. Below this
a projecting 2 storey porch in ashlar with gable and ball-finials, string over 1st
floor returned as drip to window on left; Tuscan columns on panelled bases support
segemental pediment broken for strapwork cartouche with blind shield; strapwork
in spandrels of arched doorway; tudor arched inner door. To rear: irregular - 2
storeys and attics and 3 storeys. 3 hipped dormers. Mullion and transom windows.
Large probably C19 extension to left of 2 storeys and 3 bays, moulded on ground
floor possibility for farm implements originally, now sun-room. Interior: Vaulted
cellar. Hall has moulded stone doorway with urn stops. Stairs of mid C17 date
with large turned balusters - reset. 1st floor west room has magnificent early
mid C17 fireplace with imbricated hood supported on enriched brackets carried by
herm shafts with strapwork; enriched cornice with affronted sphinxes; panelled
plaster ceiling with grapes etc in garlands and fleur de lys and flat bosses in
panels.

Listing NGR: SP1765826859

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

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