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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1237768



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Upper Slaughter

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 415060

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UPPER SLAUGHTER SP 1523 9/178 Manor House -


Cotswold Manor House. Early C17, possibly incorporating earlier fabric; larger matching extension of 1913. Coursed and dressed rubble; Cotswold stone roofs with 4 principal groups of diagonally set chimneys. L-plan. 2½ and 3½ storeys due to fall of land. Parapet and coped gables with finials, gargoyle-like chutes to hoppers of lead rain-water pipes. Overall 4 x 3 gabled bays to SW and SE, SW front with subsidary gables giving a,b,a,b,a,a, rythm caused by the small gable over the porch being repeated to the 1913 extension to left. Strings over each floor raised over windows. Mullioned and transomed windows (mullions only in attic windows) of 2,3 and 4 lights; former hall window 4-lights with further outer blocked lights. 2 storey ashlar porch 3 bays in from right; arched doorway with keystone to imposts, flanking Doric pilasters supporting Ionic pilasters to upper room, lugged architrave to window of latter opened into frieze; armorial cartouche over doorway; sunburst mofit in panel of parapet; Tudor ashlar window with panelled spandrels; the whole porch is awash with fretwork decoration. Principal features of NE front are the massive chimney breasts which divide over round arches of 2 orders to basement; the left hand chimney has a corbelled latrine (?) The most impressive feature of the interior is the vaulted room in the basement which looks almost early C15 with its flat ribs and stumpy attached colonettes against the walls, very retardataire and hard to understand its purpose: in is entered at each end to the side via pointed doorways, one into kitchen; the basement is approached by a stone staircase with reset Jacobean balusters from the upper end of the hall; latter has a good contemporary fireplace, not too complex. Country Life 4.x.1913: H M C Report by Rd Gem 1973.

Listing NGR: SP1565023060

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 4 October, (1913)
'Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission Report' in Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission Report, (1973)

National Grid Reference: SP 15650 23060


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