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Court Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in King's Stanley, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7279 / 51°43'40"N

Longitude: -2.2696 / 2°16'10"W

OS Eastings: 381474

OS Northings: 203276

OS Grid: SO814032

Mapcode National: GBR 0LC.P07

Mapcode Global: VH94X.MT0R

Plus Code: 9C3VPPHJ+55

Entry Name: Court Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 June 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340638

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131878

Location: King's Stanley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: King's Stanley

Built-Up Area: Stroud

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Kings Stanley

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Description

SO 8103 KING'S STANLEY BROAD STREET
(south side)

13/3 Court Farmhouse

28.6.60

GV II*

Detached farmhouse. C15, late C16, c1800 and mid-late C19
additions. Dressed, squared and coursed rubble limestone;
artificial stone-rebuilt shafts to ashlar chimneys; stone slate
roof. Two-storey range; two 2-storey west wings; east stair
wing; dairy at south end. West side: 2 parapet-gabled wings,
right having finial; single-window 3-light recessed chamfered
mullioned fenestration except for ground floor 2+2-light to left
wing, all with hoodmoulds. Two-window sash fenstration with plain
architraves between wings: 12-pane with thick glazing bars to
ground floor; 4-pane to upper floor. Central gabled roof dormer
to attic with C20 casement. High stone plinth to central part of
elevation. Right is C15 part with upper floor trefoil-headed
lancet, the lower part being blocked by enclosed lean-to porch
extending roof from mid-late C19 dairy at south end with small
parapet gable having shuttered opening. Left of central part of
range is c1800 addition with doorway having 6-panel door with
rectangular light over; 2 eaves- mounted roof dormers with C20
casements. Ridge-mounted chimneys indicate ends of this addition.
South end: gable-mounted chimney has 2 diagonal shafts; off-
centre 2-light upper floor mullioned casement with hoodmould.
Parapet gabled end to dairy off-centre to main gable has 2+2-light
ground floor casement. Attached lean-to and outbuildings link
with small C17 stone-built building. East side: parapet gabled
stair wing has finial and 2-light upper floor casement, off-centre
ground floor singe-light, both with hoods. Roof of main range to
left is extended in catslide forming large C19 porch and supported
on stone columns with cushion capitals and moulded bases.
Fenestration otherwise is mix of sash and mullioned windows. North
end: parapet-gabled; single-window fenestration with deep stone
lintels, 12-pane sash to ground floor with C20 small-paned casement
above.
Interior: upper floor room at south end of building has C15
cambered ceiling having central stone moulded rib and stone corbel
blocks; spandrels having carved timber panelling. Pointed-arched
doorway on west side of this room is concealed from exterior by
late C16 addition, but has hoodmould and was probably an external
entrance. Ceiling of room below has compartmental design with
heavily moulded beams, probably an alteration of late C16. History
of house is linked with both the borough and manor of King's
Stanley. Forms part of group with court house and barn (q.v.).
(N.M. Herbert, 'King's Stanley' in V.C.H. Glos. x, 1972, pp 242-
257)


Listing NGR: SO8147403276

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