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Lilac Cottage Spinners Cottage, Bibury

Description: Lilac Cottage Spinners Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 127302

OS Grid Reference: SP1125506819
OS Grid Coordinates: 411255, 206819
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7599, -1.8383

Location: B4425, Bibury, Gloucestershire GL7 5NF

Locality: Bibury
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 5NF

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Listing Text

SP 1006-1106
11/56 Spinners and Lilac Cottage
(previously listed as House
approximately 100 yards S.W. of
Arlington Mill)
Formerly house attached to row, now two houses. Early-mid C17;
C20 alterations and extension. Random rubble limestone; ashlar
chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-storey with attic. C20
addition to east end is not of special interest. South front:
Spinners to left has full gable with single window casement
fenestration below; C20 restored 3-light to ground floor, 3-light
recessed cavetto moulded above and 2-light to attic, all with
hoodmoulds. C20 gabled porch to left with 2-light recessed
chamfered mullioned casement above having flat hoodmould. Through
passage giving access to north side of building to left, much
restored with C20 concrete lintels; gabled attic roof dormer
above. Two ridge-mounted chimneys with moulded caps. C20
artificial stone mullioned casements to Lilac Cottage to right.
Rear: scattered fenestration, timber casements, some with leading,
to Lilac Cottage to left. C20 restored mullioned casements to
Spinners. Interior not inspected. Although extensively restored
in mid-late C20, this building forms part of a picturesque group
with The Ponderosa, Court Cottage and Weaver's Cottage (q.v.),
adjoining at west end.

Listing NGR: SP1125506819

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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