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Wesley House, Bisley-with-Lypiatt

Description: Wesley House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132579

OS Grid Reference: SO9043305920
OS Grid Coordinates: 390433, 205920
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7519, -2.1400

Location: Church Hill, Bisley, Gloucestershire GL6 7AB

Locality: Bisley-with-Lypiatt
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 7AB

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Listing Text

(south side)

13/23 Wesley House



Formerly 4 attached houses, now detached house. Part possibly C16;
late C17 and early C18 additions; early C19 addition. Coursed and
random rubble limestone; ashlar chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-
storey with attic; tight irregular grouping. East front: 2 full
gables of different dates, each with gable-mounted chimney with
plain caps. Single-window fenestration below each gable, all 2-
light chamfered mullioned leaded iron casements with separate
hoodmoulds to upper floor, continuous drip course above ground
floor casement to right gable. Single-light attic casement to left
gable, off-centre oval to right. South side: highest part to left
is cross gabled early C18 house, rendered on south elevation with
3-light ground floor casement, two 2-light upper floor casements
grouped under hoodmould and single 2-light attic casement; doorway
with glazed door to right. Lower angled building to right is
possibly C16 with C20 restored doorway having flat stone porch
hood. North side: late C17 house to left in coursed rubble with
continuous upper floor level drip course and coved eaves. Central
blocked doorway with stone lintel, relieving arch above drip
course; 2-light chamfered mullioned upper floor casement, one
light blocked. Central part with gable-mounted chimney and cavetto
cap has doorway with stone lintel and plank door to left of 3-light
mullioned casements; large 2-light above. Casement fenestration,
shuttered to ground floor, to right part.
Interior: much internal refitting in early C19 with 2 reeded
Regency fireplaces. Timber spiral staircase in cross-gabled house.
Small simple stone fireplace in earliest part of building, possibly
C16. Cellar below late C17 house with tunnel vault. Picturesque
accumulation on central village site.

Listing NGR: SO9043305920

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Source: English Heritage

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