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Wintersfold and the Gables Including Adjoining Wall to South, Minchinhampton

Description: Wintersfold and the Gables Including Adjoining Wall to South

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 133092

OS Grid Reference: SO8717000607
OS Grid Coordinates: 387170, 200607
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7041, -2.1870

Location: Well Hill, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire GL6 9JE

Locality: Minchinhampton
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 9JE

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Listing Text

SO 8600-8700 MINCHINHAMPTON WELL HILL, Minchinhampton Town
(east side)

19/298 Wintersfold and No 5 (The Gables)
including adjoining wall to south


Two attached houses. Mid and late C17; extensive late Cl9 and C20
alterations to No 5 (The Gables). Coursed and random rubble
limestone; ashlar and rubble chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-
storey with attic, floor levels raised in No 5; double depth plan.
Front: 3 full gables, left in larger squared rubble of late C17,
altered doorway and window to ground floor, upper floor 16-pane
sash and 2-light chamfered mullioned attic window with leaded iron
casement. Two full gables to right partly rebuilt in major
alterations, mullioned and cross-windows all C20; reset C17 oval
windows in gables. Fine doorway to No 5 (The Gables) is also C20
with moulded architraves and bold shell hood on carved brackets.
Attached wall runs to right with blocked segmental arched coachway
and round arched pedestrian doorway. Rear: extensive additional
range to No 5, Wintersfold incorporating former dovecote with 8
rows of pigeon holes with perch shelves in gables, later
fenestration inserted, 2-light to attic and 3-light below being
mullioned; altered windows to ground floor mainly C20. Tall
chimney with moulded cap to north gable of former dovecote.
Interior: Wintersfold contains late C17 dog-leg staircase with
moulded handrails and turned balusters. Extended collar roof
structure in front part. Originally built as weavers' houses, the
dovecote possibly being associated with the Delameres manor, later
replaced by the Lammas (q.v.).
(N.M. Herbert, 'Minchinhampton' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 184-

Listing NGR: SO8717000607

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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