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Alkerton Cross House Including Front and Rear Walls and Outbuilding to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastington, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.746 / 51°44'45"N

Longitude: -2.328 / 2°19'40"W

OS Eastings: 377449

OS Northings: 205304

OS Grid: SO774053

Mapcode National: GBR 0L3.D88

Mapcode Global: VH94W.LCMW

Entry Name: Alkerton Cross House Including Front and Rear Walls and Outbuilding to Rear

Listing Date: 14 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268396

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461861

Location: Eastington, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Eastington

Built-Up Area: Eastington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Eastington St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 7705 EASTINGTON ALKERTON

1771/12/10012 Alkerton Cross House, including front
and rear walls and outbuilding to rear

II


House. Early C19 rebuilding of earlier C18 property. Built of brick with M-profile slate roof to front block and slate and pantile roofs to rear; truncated brick end stacks to front, and end stack to rear outbuilding. Front block is double-depth plan, representing the early C19 addition to front of a mid/late C18 single-depth house; outbuildings to rear. 2 storeys. 3-window front with stepped stone voussoirs over 6/6-pane sashes and blind window above early C19 decorative canopied wrought-iron porch to front of early C19 6-panel door with latticed overlight. C19 wood casements and one sma1l-panediron casement to rear. INTERIOR noted as being remarkably complete with original panelled doors, shutters and neo-classical design fireplaces; stop-chamfered beam in C18 part to rear, which has retained C18 principal rafters (tenoned purlins sawn off) and C18 plank doors with iron latches etc. SUBSIDIAR y FEATURES: chamfered stone coping to brick front yard wall; plot to rear bounded by brick wall with run of outbuildings including a rare surviving example of an early C19 back kitchen or bakehouse, with segmental arches over wood casements to exterior, plank door with original lock and simple interior with shutters to windows and C19 features including flour hoist. A good example of a small C18 property extended in the early C19, the features from this period surviving in a remarkable state of preservation.


Listing NGR: SO7744905304

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