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High Gables The Old Bakery, Bibury

Description: High Gables The Old Bakery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 127336

OS Grid Reference: SP1111206758
OS Grid Coordinates: 411112, 206758
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7594, -1.8404

Location: B4425, Bibury, Gloucestershire GL7 5NE

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

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Listing Text

SP 1006-1106
(north side)
11/90 High Gables and The Old Bakery
(previously listed as House
immediately North of Baptist Churc
Formerly detached house, now 2 houses with attached former bakery
to The Old Bakery. Early-mid C17; bakery dated 1803. Random
rubble limestone; ashlar and yellow brick rebuilt chimneys; stone
slate roof. Two-storey with attic; bakery wing projects forward
from east end of front; outbuilding wing to rear. Front: 2
gables; 2-window fenestration, 3-light to ground and upper floors,
2-light to attics. All have hoodmoulds, recessed chamfered
mullioned casements to High Gables to left - possibly a replacement
- recessed cavetto to The Old Bakery to right. Central doorway
with timber lintel and plank door serves High Gables; other
similar doorway to The Old Bakery has lean-to porch in angle with
bakery wing to right. Main roof eaves to High Gables has been
raised. Bakery wing was converted from barn, probably in late C19,
both barn doorways being blocked with timber lintels remaining.
Large inserted casement set in former doorway on south west side;
chimney gable with rebuilt stack to Left. Inserted casement and
doorway in front gable end of bakery with datestone 'W.T. 1803' set
in gable apex Rear: tall lateral ashlar chimney to rear of The
Old Bakery with attached single-storey outbuilding range. Two
gables to right. Rear of High Gables is somewhat restored.
Interior not inspected but C19 ovens said to remain in former

Listing NGR: SP1111206758

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Source: English Heritage

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