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Corse Lawn is situated 7 miles north of Gloucester and about the same distance south-west of Tewkesbury and is just in the county of Herefordshire. The name derives from the Old English (although it may have Celtic roots), Corse= marsh or bog; Lawn = chase or heath. The area was once well wooded with glades and clearings and was part of the great estate of the monastic church at Deerhurst, it was then passed to the new Abbey of Westminster; the Earls of Gloucester held the hunting rights. The manor appears to have been a sub-manor of Westminster Abbey in 1281 it was confirmed to Gilbert of Corse, a forester, but is not subsequently recorded again until the end of the Middle-Ages, but it may have been the home of William Butler between 1390 & 1450. The woodlands were gradually cleared so that by 1478 the area was known as Corse Lawn and and by 1779 the trees had been cleared and it was a wide, open, undrained common being used for the summer grazing sheep. After enclosure, in 1796, much of the land was ploughed and yielded large crops of cereals and by 1864 two of the larger farms were arable with wheat, barley, beans and peas along with cider and perry fruit being grown. However, by 1901 three-quarters of the farm land was permanent grass. The former manor house was known as Course Court in the 16th century and was occupied by the Lords of the Manor in the 16th and early 17th century, it was enlarged in the 19th century but retained some stone mullions and transoms and other features from an earlier house. It is now the Corse Lawn House Hotel.


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Corse Lawn House Hotel (0.06 miles)

Corse Lawn House Hotel
Corse Lawn House is an elegant Queen Anne Grade II listed building, set back from the village green and fronted by an unusual ornamental pond and surrounded by twelve acres of its own gardens and ... More | visit website
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Brook Tewkesbury Park Hotel, Golf & Country Club (3.62 miles)

Brook Tewkesbury Park Hotel, Golf  & Country Club

An extended 19th century manor house, Tewkesbury Park Hotel sits amidst the peace and tranquility of a 176 acre parkland golf course. With stunning views from its hilltop position across the neighbouring historic town ... More | visit website

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Bell Hotel (3.75 miles)

Bell Hotel

Dating back to 1696, the Bell Hotel boasts large open fires and a superb restaurant with an extensive menu. Each of the 25 bedrooms are comfortable in style, with television, trouser press, hairdryer and tea ... More | visit website

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Watersmeet Country Inn (3.77 miles)

Watersmeet Country Inn
Traditional Country Pub with lakeside accomodation set in ten acres of glorious countryside. Only 5 miles from Gloucester City centre and well situated for motorway network. Ideal venue for business or pleasure breaks. Flagstone flooring ... More | visit website
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Jessop House Hotel (3.81 miles)

Jessop House Hotel

In the heart of Tewkesbury, close to Tewkesbury Abbey, this Grade II listed Georgian building has a private car park, private courtyard and king-size/super-king-size beds. The Jessop Townhouse (formerly Jessop House Hotel) is privately run and ... More | visit website


Abbey Hotel (3.88 miles)

Abbey Hotel

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The Abbey Hotel bed & breakfast is a commercial hotel offering economic tariffs to travellers and business and trades people coming to Tewkesbury to work. This Bed & Breakfast ... More

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Green Orchard (3.93 miles)

Green Orchard

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High quality Bed and Breakfast accommodation set in quiet Gloucestershire countryside just minutes from Tewkesbury, Cheltenham and Gloucester. Our Idyllic 17th century cottage with exposed beams and inglenook fireplaces oozes ... More

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Royal Hop Pole Hotel (3.93 miles)

Royal Hop Pole Hotel

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The Royal Hop Pole is a privately-owned AA 3star hotel set in a picturesque medieval street in the centre of Tewkesbury. A former coaching inn, it is thought to ... More

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Tudor House Hotel (4.10 miles)

Tudor House Hotel

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Luxury, style, quality, charm and chracter, with all modern conveniences, this 16th-century hotel offers a central location and free on-site parking.

Established by the Pilgrim Fathers in 1540, the ancient Tudor House ... More

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Rose & Crown (4.40 miles)

Rose & Crown

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The views are fantastic, overlooking the malvern hills in the distance, with access to the M50/M5 leading to Wales, Hereford, Worcester, Gloucester, Bristol, Birmingham and so many other locations. we ... More

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