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Burleigh Tower, Minchinhampton

Description: Burleigh Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 133017

OS Grid Reference: SO8588701726
OS Grid Coordinates: 385887, 201726
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7141, -2.2057

Location: Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire GL5 2PP

Locality: Minchinhampton
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL5 2PP

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Listing Text


15/226 Burleigh Tower


Detached house. Late C19 incorporating earlier farm buildings.
Coursed and squared rubble limestone; ashlar chimneys; stone
slate roof. Two-storey with attic; irregular plan with 4-storey
tower on south east corner. South front: 2 gables at different
heights with shaped barge boards, left incorporating earlier
masonry. Canted single-storey bay window to left; various 4-pane
sashes. Roughly central segmental arched doorway, ground floor
with long conservatory porch. Circular tower on corner to right
has various small casements to lower floors; upper part left
incomplete with unglazed window openings, crenellated parapet and
no roof - ruinous effect. East side: crenellated parapet runs to
right from tower. Full gable to right with shaped barge boards.
Various 4-pane sashes. C20 lean-to alteration to ground floor with
large glazed doors. Crow-stepped gable to north end. A folly
house on the edge of Minchinhampton Common.

Listing NGR: SO8588701726

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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