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Brotherstones, Bisley-with-Lypiatt

Description: Brotherstones

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 132595

OS Grid Reference: SO8893304353
OS Grid Coordinates: 388933, 204353
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7378, -2.1617

Location: Dr Crouch's Road, Bisley, Eastcombe, Gloucestershire GL6 7ED

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

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Listing Text


15/39 Brotherstones


Detached house. Late C17; early C18 addition. Later outbuilding
altered in C20. Random rubble limestone; ashlar chimneys; stone
and artificial stone slate roofs. Two-storey; single-storey rear
addition with attic, outbuilding on north end. West front: single-
window fenestration, 3-light chamfered mullioned casement to ground
floor, 2-light above. Doorway with chamfered opening to right, C20
glazed door. Tall eaves-mounted ashlar chimney to rear wing.
Interior: remarkable features include fine classical fireplace to
rear room with moulded square opening and entablature mantel shelf
with complex cornice. Doorway has 3-central stone arch with
moulded imposts and decorative keystone; dressed stone jambs. The
reason for such internal ostentation in a very small house is
(Plan and internal features illustrated in M.D. Lambert and J.
Shipman, The unknown Cotswold village: Eastcombe 1500-1980, 1981)

Listing NGR: SO8893304353

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Source: English Heritage

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