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Latitude: 51.8345 / 51°50'4"N
Longitude: -2.2207 / 2°13'14"W
OS Eastings: 384889
OS Northings: 215116
OS Grid: SO848151
Mapcode National: GBR 1LD.WYC
Mapcode Global: VH94K.G5C1
Entry Name: Gloucester Country Club
Listing Date: 23 January 1952
Last Amended: 15 December 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245729
English Heritage Legacy ID: 472340
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4
Electoral Ward/Division: Matson and Robinswood
Built-Up Area: Gloucester
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Matson St Katherine
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO81NW MATSON LANE, Matson
844-1/3/468 (East side)
23/01/52 Gloucester Country Club
(Formerly Listed as:
MATSON LANE, Matson
Larkham Farm House)
Shown on OS map as Larkham Farm.
Farmhouse, now country club and restaurant. c1600 with
addition to front dated 1866, converted to country club with
substantial additions c1974. Timber frame and dressed stone,
tiled roofs, stone stacks with flues set diagonally, C19
addition of brick. Timber-framed range with stone wing, the
C19 addition built into the angle of the range and the wing.
EXTERIOR: two storeys and attic, the timber-framed range has
timber casements, the stone wing has mullioned casements with
eared hoodmoulds, moulded stone cornices to chimney flues; at
rear above the doorway part of the coat of arms of the Duke of
Buckingham moulded in plaster.
INTERIOR: tiled floors; in several rooms reused C18 panelling
taken from the Church of St Katherine, Matson (not included),
prior to rebuilding in C19; open fireplaces.
HISTORY: The Duke of Buckingham was billeted in the farm house
in 1643 while Charles I was at the former Matson House, now
Selwyn School (qv), during the Siege of Gloucester by Royalist
Listing NGR: SO8488915116
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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