If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: The Cottage Tudor Stores Brittannia Cottage and Adjoining House to South
Date Listed: 24 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 131889
OS Grid Reference: SO8116703450
OS Grid Coordinates: 381167, 203450
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7294, -2.2741
Explore more of the area around King's Stanley, Gloucestershire at Explore Britain.
SO 8103 KING'S STANLEY HIGH STREET
13/15 The Cottage, Tudor Stores,
Britannia Cottage and adjoining
house to south
Row of 4 houses, including shop. C15, late C16, C17 and early C19.
Timber framing, squared and dressed limestone and coursed rubble
limestone. Chimneys mostly rebuilt in brick; stone slate and
plain tile roofs. Two-storey with attic to The Cottage and Tudor
Stores; 2-storey rear wing to The Cottage. Two-storey house with
cross wing (Britannia Cottage); 2-storey house at south end with
attic to cross wing. Front: small square framing with close
studding to The Cottage and Tudor Stores; projecting gabled bay-
window above C20 shop front of Tudor Stores. Scattered C19 and C20
casement fenestration. Projecting gable end of Britannia Cottage
to right with single-window casement fenestration; doorway to left
with 6-panel door. Weatherboarded gablet at change in roof height
to Britannia Cottage. To right range is faced in C19 coursed
rubble, with round-arched doorway and very small circular fixed
light above. Cottage adjoining to right continues the coursed
rubble and C19 fenestration including hipped-roofed porch and bay
window. Projecting gable end of south cross wing has C20
casements, segmental-arched to attic. North end: timber framed
gable end of main range to right, jettied at attic and formerly at
upper floor level with moulded bressumers. Ground floor rebuilt in
rubble limestone with casement having timber lintel. Small framed
upper floor; close studded attic, each with single casement.
Lean-to addition to left. Rear: The Cottage has parapet-gabled
rear wing in very large dressed limestone, possibly C15; later
fenestration, blocked attic opening with splayed sides appears
original. C17 lateral chimney stack to south side of wing.
Various lean-to additions to Tudor Stores, Britannia Cottage and
adjoining house. Early rubble masonry to rear of main range.
Interior of The Cottage has complete timber framing including 4-
centred arched doorways. Britannia Cottage has remains of 5 cruck
trusses, one complete blade surviving. Some early painted
decoration survives on timberwork. House at south end is largely
early C19 rebuilding but may have some earlier structure.
(N.W. Alcock, Cruck Construction: An Introduction and Catalogue,
1981; and N.M. Herbert, 'King's Stanley' in V.C.H. Glos. x, 1972,
Listing NGR: SO8116703450
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.