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Historic Buildings of Gloucestershire

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The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Gloucestershire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects where they have been set up.

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The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Gloucestershire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects where they have been set up.

Historic houses in alphabetical order

Including Castles, Abbeys, Priories, Manor Houses, Mansions, Stately Homes, Country houses, Estate houses, Courts, Halls, Parks and other listed buildings of historic interest.

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A

● Abbey House, Cirencester

● Ablington Manor

● Acton Court

● Alderley House


B

● Badminton House

● Barnsley Park

Berkeley Castle (historically sometimes spelt Berkley Castle) is a castle in the town of Berkeley, Gloucestershire. The castle's origins date back to the 11th century and it has been designated by English Heritage as a grade I listed building. The castle has remained within the Berkeley family since they reconstructed it in the 12th century built for Thomas de Berkeley, 3rd Baron Berkeley, except for a period of royal ownership by the Tudors. It is traditionally believed to be the scene of the murder of King Edward II in 1327

● Bibury Court

● Boxwell Court

● Brockworth Court


C

● Calcot Manor

● Chavenage House

● Cirencester House

● Clearwell Castle


D

● Daneway

● Daylesford

● Dodington Park

Down Ampney House - Detached hall house. Late C15 or early C16, described by Leland in "Journey through Wiltshire" of 1540-42, altered by Sir John Soane c1799. Built for Hungerford family, in possession from 1361 (earlier manor house built on site c1270) until 1658.

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The north transept, or Hungerford Chapel, is enclosed within an oak screen. In the chapel is a memorial to Sir James Hungerford and his son Anthony, successive lords of the manor and owners of Down Ampney House. The gilded, ornate monument dates to 1637 and shows father and son facing each other across a prayer desk in a typically pious pose. Directly opposite the memorial, on the west wall, is a small brass plaque to Mary Berkeley, 1st wife of Sir John Hungerford of Down Ampney.
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Sir John Soane's Museum Collection Online

● Dyrham Park


E

● Edgeworth Manor

● Ellenborough Park

● Elmore Court


F

● Frampton Court

● Fretherne Court


G

● Gatcombe Park


H

● Hardwicke Court

● Highgrove House

● Highnam Court

● Horton Court


I

● Icomb Place


J

K

● Kiftsgate Court Gardens

● Kingscote Park


L

● Lasborough Park

● Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate

● Lydney Park

● Lypiatt Park


M

● Manor Farmhouse, Temple Guiting

● The Mythe


N

● Nether Lypiatt Manor

● Newark Park


O

● Owlpen Manor


P

Q

● Quarwood


R

● Rodmarton Manor


S

T

● Sezincote House

● Sheppey Corner

● Sherborne House

● Snowshill Manor

● Speech House

● Stanway House

● St Briavels Castle

● Stonehouse Court Hotel

● Stouts Hill

● Stowell Park

● Stratford Park

● Sudeley Castle

● Swangrove

● Swinhay House

● Thornbury Castle

● Toddington Manor

● Tortworth Court

● Trull House


U-V

W

● Wallsworth Hall

● Westonbirt House

● Whittington Court

● Woodchester Mansion

● Wormington Grange


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