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Rose Cottage and Garden Wall, Minchinhampton

Description: Rose Cottage and Garden Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132954

OS Grid Reference: SO8504100966
OS Grid Coordinates: 385041, 200966
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7072, -2.2179

Location: Culvar Hill, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire GL5 5JG

Locality: Minchinhampton
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL5 5JG

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Listing Text


18/161 Rose Cottage and garden wall



Detached house. Mid-late C18; early C19 addition. Coursed and
random rubble limestone; ashlar and red brick chimneys; stone
slate roof, concrete tile to rear. Three-storey with 3-storey
parallel rear range. West front: 2-window fenestration, 6-light
timber mullioned casements with central horizontal glazing bar and
pointed-headed lights to ground and middle floors, similar 4-light
windows to upper floor, all with timber lintels. Formerly doorways
grouped at centre, one blocked, other with C20 door and timber
lintel. Further doorway to left with flat-roofed timber
latticework porch. Three ridge-mounted chimneys with plain caps.
North end: pointed arched lights to casement windows on front
range; single-window segmental arched casement fenestration to end
of rear range. Rear: leaded timber casements to unobscured part
of front range, otherwise all segmental arched casements. Single-
storey addition at south end is not of special interest. Interior
not inspected. Low coped garden wall has central pairs of gate
piers and similar terminal piers, all with weathered copings.
Hoop-topped iron railings and matching gate. This building is
Rose Cottage in D. Craik's novel John Halifax, Gentleman, 1857,
Amberley being disguised as Enderley.
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: SO8504100966

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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