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Description: Granary Approximately 30 Metres North West of the Mansion
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132656
OS Grid Reference: SO8853605875
OS Grid Coordinates: 388536, 205875
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7515, -2.1675
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SO 80 NE BISLEY-WITH-LYPIATT LYPIATT PARK
4/97 Granary approximately 30m north west
of the Mansion
Former granary, now guest house and studio. C13. Dressed coursed
and squared limestone; stone slate roof. Rectangular with low
undercroft. Parapet gabled ends, north with fine 2-light Early
English window below gabled hood with trefoil apex recess. Off-
centre trefoil headed light below. Low diagonal corner buttresses
interrupt boldly projecting anti-rat course. Below this a canted
recess with ox's head grain outlet. Two trefoil-headed lights to
south end; 2 undercroft openings below combining relieving arch.
Off-centre pointed arched doorway with hoodmould on east side set
immediately to right of central buttress; flight of stone steps
with dog kennel recess beneath. Undercroft doorway on west side.
Interior: altered to form guest house, retaining original granary
floor position. A very early granary illustrating the importance
of this building type in the medieval period.
(Illustrated in Country Life article, 1st December 1900 and M.A.
Rudd, Historical Records of Bisley with Lypiatt, 1937. N.M.
Herbert, 'Stroud' in V.C.H. Glos xi, 1976, pp 99-145; and D.
Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)
Listing NGR: SO8853505875
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Source: English Heritage
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