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Description: The Close
Date Listed: 25 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 130985
OS Grid Reference: SP2194020672
OS Grid Coordinates: 421940, 220672
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8842, -1.6826
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WESTCOTE CHURCH WESTCOTE
SP 22 SW
2/254 The Close
Detached house, linked via a doorway to Stayts Farmhouse (q.v.).
Coursed squared and dressed limestone. Stone slate roof with
ashlar stacks. Rectangular plan with several minor lean-to and
porch-like extensions at the rear. Two storeys and attic. Three-
windowed facade facing the road. Single-light, 2 and 3-light, C20
metal casements with wooden lintels and a three-light double-
chamfered stone-mullioned casement with a stopped hood to the
ground floor. Raking half dormer comprising a hollow-chamfered
stone-mullioned cross window within a double-chamfered surround.
Two-light stone-mullioned casement with a double-chamfered surround
and hollow-moulded mullion and a stopped hood to the left. Two-
light C20 metal casement with a timber lintel to the left. Small
stair light within a flat-chamfered stone surround at the centre of
the facade, between the two floors. Small corbelled projection
marking the position of the bread oven at the right gable end.
Single-light window within a flat-chamfered surround to the first
floor and a two-light stone-mullioned window with two narrow
lancet-headed lights and a timber lintel to the attic. C20 metal
casements with timber lintels at rear. All casements with leaded
panes, some casements with early handles. Access via plank door to
C20 gabled porch or via lean-to at rear. Single slate-hung dormer
to left. Two similar dormers at rear. Axial and gable-end stack
the latter with a flat-chamfered skirting and moulded capping.
Interior; spine beam to ground floor with bar and diamond stops.
Two open fireplaces, with bressumer beams, one possibly originally
Tudor arched . C17 fireplace with a dressed stone surround and
moulded hood in an upstairs bedroom. Reputed to have once been
used by a group of weavers.
(V.C.H. Glos., Vol VI, p 173)
Listing NGR: SP2194020672
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