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Lock Up with Forecourt Wall, Bisley-with-Lypiatt

Description: Lock Up with Forecourt Wall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132609

OS Grid Reference: SO9035406054
OS Grid Coordinates: 390354, 206054
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7531, -2.1411

Location: 3 George Street, Bisley, Gloucestershire GL6 7BB

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

13/53 Lock-up with forecourt wall



Village lock-up. Dated 1824. Ashlar limestone front; coursed
rubble to sides and rear; stone slate roof. Single-storey with 2
cells; small walled forecourt. Ogee-shaped parapet to front gable
with ball finial. Two square-headed openings with C20 restored
iron gates; lunette of same width set immediately above stone
lintel to each opening with iron grid-iron filling. Raised oval
datestone set centrally above. Plain sides and rear. Low
forecourt walls with central gate opening (gate missing) has plain
Interior: oval stone tunnel-vaulted ceiling to each cell. A very
well preserved example of this building type.

Listing NGR: SO9035406054

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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