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The Gables, Horsley

Description: The Gables

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 132920

OS Grid Reference: ST8450997284
OS Grid Coordinates: 384509, 197284
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6741, -2.2254

Location: A46, Horsley, Gloucestershire GL6 0QE

Locality: Horsley
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 0QE

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Listing Text

ST8497-8597 HORSLEY BATH ROAD, Tiltups
End (West side)
The Gables
24.03.1988 (Formerly listed as:
BATH ROAD, Tiltups
End (West side) Gables Hotel)


House. Early C18. Random rubble limestone with roughcast render; rendered chimney to axial stack; stone slate roof Centralised plan with central lobby to stair; stacks heating rooms either side; C18/ early C19 rear right wing and C20 lean-to to rear; 1992 extension to right. Two storeys with attic. Front has two gables flanking central entrance; outer ground and upper floor mullioned and transomed C18 timber windows with iron casements; 2-light stone-mullioned window with hoodmould above C20 porch addition with C20 door; hood moulds over C20 attic windows in gable ends. Left-hand (south) elevation has two 2-light stone-mullioned windows with hood moulds. Two rear gables with rendered stone stacks. INTERIOR retains many early C18 features including stop-chamfered beams, clasped-purlin roof and plank and panelled doors; the front door opens into a lobby with open-well stair having turned balusters on closed string; passage to rear has ogee moulding to 3 doors, that to centre providing access to cellar. A good example of a house in the characteristic vernacular tradition, here displaying a centralised plan form and other features indicative of its earlier C18 date.

Listing NGR: ST8450997284

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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