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Serendipity, Lechlade

Description: Serendipity

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 129021

OS Grid Reference: SU2135399511
OS Grid Coordinates: 421353, 199511
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6940, -1.6925

Location: High Street, Lechlade, Gloucestershire GL7 3AE

Locality: Lechlade
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 3AE

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Listing Text

(south side)

10/176 Nos 6 and 8 (Serendipity),
(including property formerly listed
as premises on west corner of
Thames street)


Formerly three houses, converted on ground floor to one single
large shop, the whole one property. Mostly C17 (No 6, itself
originally 2 separate houses), with early C18 corner house (No 8).
All rubble stone, stone slate roof, one stone and 3 brick stacks.
Right hand side of No 6: 2 storeys and attic, 2 gables to front.
Two windows, 2-light wood casements with timber lintels to gables,
3-light to first floor, 2 large C20 bow shop windows to ground
floor with central glazed door, all with timber lintels. Very
large fireplace in right hand end on ground floor with cambered
timber bressumer. Left hand side of No 6: 2 storeys, one 3-light
wood casement with large timber lintel on first floor, C20 bow
window to left and glazed door to right (main shop entrance) on
ground floor. No 8 to left: also with quoins and on plinth, 2
storeys and attic. Two 12-pane sashes with thick glazing bars and
moulded wood architraves and timber lintels. Ground floor has C20
fixed 9-pane to left and glazed door to right. Small gabled dormer
with twin wood casements. Access from No 8 into right hand side of
former pair of cottages in Thames Street, No 16 (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SU2135399511

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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