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Latitude: 51.8592 / 51°51'33"N
Longitude: -2.1993 / 2°11'57"W
OS Eastings: 386368
OS Northings: 217862
OS Grid: SO863178
Mapcode National: GBR 1L7.GS5
Mapcode Global: VH94C.TJNL
Entry Name: Manor Day Centre
Listing Date: 10 January 1955
Last Amended: 15 December 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1271568
English Heritage Legacy ID: 472083
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4
Electoral Ward/Division: Barnwood
Built-Up Area: Gloucester
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Barnwood St Lawrence
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO81NE BARNWOOD ROAD, Barnwood
844-1/4/444 (South side)
10/01/55 Manor Day Centre
(Formerly Listed as:
BARNWOOD ROAD, Barnwood
The Manor House)
Manor house, now day centre for the elderly. c1740 with
substantial early and mid C19 additions and C19 and C20
alterations. Brick with stone and moulded brick details, a
stone slate, end gable roof with gabled dormers to C18 range,
otherwise Welsh slate roofs, brick stacks. Double-depth block
with C18 front range and parallel mid C19 range at rear and a
service wing on right hand side.
EXTERIOR: two storeys and attic; the C18 symmetrical front of
five bays with a slight projection to the wider central bay;
offset stone plinth; projecting stone band at first-floor
level and a crowning eaves cornice in moulded brick with close
set modillions; at the outer corners projecting, chamfered,
stone quoins, on the corners of the central projection bright
red brick quoins.
The central entrance doorway is framed by a stone doorcase
with eared architrave, the entablature with pulvinated frieze
and pediment, and with a raised keyblock in the centre of the
head; a recessed eight-panel door, the lower four panels
fielded and the upper panels infilled with later leadlight
On the ground floor on each side of the doorway two plain C19
sashes in original openings with bright red, rubbed brick flat
arches set with projecting stone key blocks, bright red brick
jambs and projecting stone sills. On the first floor five
sashes with glazing bars (3x4 panes), the central sash in an
opening framed by stone, eared architraves and a projecting
stone sill supported at each end by stone bracket blocks
carved with guttae, the sashes to each side in openings with
bright red, rubbed brick flat arches set with raised and
projecting stone key blocks, bright red brick jambs and
projecting stone sills; three attic dormers with pedimental
gables, each with a pair of casements with glazing bars (4x3
Gable-end stacks and a stack at rear of the front range, the
left hand and rear stacks with frieze bands and cornices, the
right hand stack similar but cornice removed.
INTERIOR: room to left of central entrance hall retains
original C18 moulded plaster cornice, generally the other
rooms refitted in C19.
Originally the manor house of the Bubb family estate.
(VCH: The City of Gloucester: Oxford: 1988-: 411).
Listing NGR: SO8636817862
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