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Island House and Garden Walls to East, Chipping Campden

Description: Island House and Garden Walls to East

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 126279

OS Grid Reference: SP1500439094
OS Grid Coordinates: 415004, 239094
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0500, -1.7826

Location: Lower High Street, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire GL55 6AL

Locality: Chipping Campden
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL55 6AL

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Listing Text


Island House and
garden walls to east
SP 1539 SW
SP 1439 SE 9/216 25.8.60


Said to have mediaeval and even monastic origins. Consists of a C16 cross-wing
extended to east with 3 gables in late C17 and with irregular lower extensions to
west, and Rosary Cottage (qv). Main part is 2½ storeys rubble with Cotswold stone
roof. North gable retains timber-frame with plaster infil but has C2O casement
windows and angled porch to right. East front has keyed bullseyes to grates (one
dated 1673, the 2 right hand gables have chimneys with cornices - label moulds over
blocked attic windows. Rear extensions: 2½ storeys and gabled to south with first
floor oriel bay and 2 storeys, one window to north in plastered front; angled
ground floor bay and tiled pentice over. Inside: a drain, possibly mediaeval has
been uncovered.
Small garden to east enclosed by 4 ft rubble wall with moulded capping, stepped
down to 2 ft on south side.
One of the buildings in the middle of the High Street which constitute so much to
the character of Chipping Campden.

Listing NGR: SP1500639090

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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