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Liddell House, South Cerney

Description: Liddell House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 129568

OS Grid Reference: SU0480997454
OS Grid Coordinates: 404809, 197454
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6758, -1.9318

Location: Silver Street, South Cerney, Gloucestershire GL7 5TS

Locality: South Cerney
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 5TS

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Listing Text

SU 0497-0597
(west side)
14/267 Liddell House

Detached house. Late C18/early C19, extended to west and rear in
1862. Coursed rubble stone faced in ashlar to south, stone slate
roof with stone end stack to right and brick external stack with
stone flue to left. Single range of 3 storeys with single storey
extension to west. Three windows, triple plate glass sashes to
first and second floors, similar to left on ground floor with large
canted bay of C19 to right and central recessed C20 glazed double
doors. Plat bands between floors. Rear has long sloping roof
almost forming true catslide, with main entrance porch of late C19
and scattered fenestration. Single storey wing to west has glazed
double doors of C20 and flanking plate glass sashes on south side.
House bought and extended by the father of Alice Liddell, said to
be the model for Alice in Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland",
and there is a small door in the hall said to be that referred to
in the story. Alice's uncle was vicar of South Cerney at this
time, i.e. c1862.

Listing NGR: SU0480997454

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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