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Gilbert's, Brookthorpe-with-Whaddon

Description: Gilbert's

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 131659

OS Grid Reference: SO8364612848
OS Grid Coordinates: 383646, 212848
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8140, -2.2386

Location: Gilberts Lane, Brookthorpe, Gloucestershire GL4 0UH

Locality: Brookthorpe-with-Whaddon
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL4 0UH

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Listing Text

WHADDON (south side)

5/2 Gilbert's


Formerly 3 cottages in Cl9; now detached house. Late C16; restored
in 1939 by H. F. Trew. Timber-framed on limestone plinth;
partially half-timbered with coursed rubble limestone walls; ashlar
chimneys; plain tile roof. Altered to L-plan in restoration; 2-
storey with attic. Front gable with single-window fenestration in
original small framing; curved braces to framing and in gable; 8-
light leaded mullioned and transomed timber casements to ground and
upper floors, each with plain-tiled hood; casement to attic. East
side has C20 outshut to left with off centred doorway flanked by
small leaded casements; plank door; off centre framed gabled roof
dormer above. Right half of east side has small framing and 2
window fenestration: C20 doorway to left with plank and moulded
cover strip door with tiled hood continuing to 6-light leaded
mullioned and transomed timber casement to right; 6-light over
doorway; 8-light ground floor leaded mullioned and transomed
casement to right with similar over; C20 restored ridge chimney
stack with moulded cap. Half timbered C20 restored back elevation,
with jettied gable end to right continuing down to outshut: single
window fenestration in gable, but otherwise scattered and all
leaded casements; to left of gable framed roof dormer. West side
has projecting blank stone gable end to back wing on right with
ridge-mounted chimney stack having moulded cap; left of this 2-
storey ashlar chimney gable to side of front house with rebuilt
shaft and moulded cap; this elevation has restored small framing
with single timber casement to right of chimney on each floor; left
side of projecting wing is half timbered with single leaded
casement in restored small framing.
Interior is extensively restored and altered, but one room has
Jacobean stencilling on very deeply chamfered timber beams; some
original stone fireplaces. H. F. Trew was responsible for many
restorations of timber-framed buildings in Gloucestershire, this
being a good example of his work.

Listing NGR: SO8364612848

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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