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Description: Drakestone Cottages
Date Listed: 26 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 131580
OS Grid Reference: ST7335597744
OS Grid Coordinates: 373355, 197744
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6778, -2.3867
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ST 79 NW STINCHCOMBE WOTTON ROAD
3/127 (east side)
Pair of dwellings. Ernest Grimson. 1909. Marlstone rubble, thatch roof. L-plan,
return gable at left-hand end, half-hipped ends, two stacks. 1½ storeys,
1+3-windowed, 2-light wood casements with bars, one 3-light at ground floor in gable;
thatch raised over two dormers. Large plank door, right, also second entrance in
facade to road, and modern entrance and outbuilding on north side. Interior:
original simple oak stair with tight winders, stick balusters and flat handrail;
plain stone fire surrounds with mantel. Plank doors with forged latches and fittings.
These are very convincing C20 essays in the vernacular, built as coachman's and
gardener's cottages to Drakestone House (q.v.). Information from Mr Mildmay, on site.
Listing NGR: ST7335597744
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Source: English Heritage
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