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Cottage Morley House, Lechlade

Description: Cottage Morley House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 129052

OS Grid Reference: SU2140499570
OS Grid Coordinates: 421404, 199570
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6945, -1.6917

Location: A361, Lechlade, Gloucestershire GL7 3AB

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

10/210 Morley House and Cottage
(formerly listed in High Street,
north side)



Detached house and adjoining cottage, all one property, set back
from road. Early C18. Brick front on rubble stone with
alternating flush quoins on stone plinth with offset, steep slate
roof with moulded wood frieze and eaves cornice arid large dentil
blocks, stone end stacks, external to right, with diagonally set
brick flues, rebuilt on left end with end wall in stone faced
blocks. Single main range of 2 storeys and attic with rear outshut
and 2-storey adjoining cottage range to right with small front
extension in stone and brick. Three windows, 16-pane sashes in
flush moulded stone surrounds. Ground floor has 2 similar with
continuous stone dripmould. Central doorcase with moulded stone
flat Tudor arch, moulded capitals and stopped jambs with oval
lattice window in stone frame over. Six-panel door, central pair
glazed, upper and lower pairs fielded in decorative shapes -
ellipse at top, rectangular with convex corners at base - in
typical Lechlade design. Early C19 decorative timberwork porch
with swept roof. Two gabled dormers with 6-pane sashes and moulded
wood architraves. Cottage wing to right has 2 first floor windows
similar to main house with remains of decorative projecting brick
course halfway up. Sixteen-pane sash with timber lintel to right
on ground floor, semi-circular flush stone doorcase to left with
decorative radial fanlight and similar door to main house, with all
wood panels, and with dripmould continued from house at same level.
Small front extension has similar door, renewed, in moulded wood
surround. Cottage wing has large lateral diagonal brick stack to
rear, and external stone stack to right with diagonally set brick

Listing NGR: SU2147299530

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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