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Bleby House with Steps and Overthrow, Winchcombe

Description: Bleby House with Steps and Overthrow

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 133903

OS Grid Reference: SP0249028254
OS Grid Coordinates: 402490, 228254
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9528, -1.9652

Location: B4632, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire GL54 5LL

Locality: Winchcombe
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 5LL

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Listing Text

(south side)
Bleby House with
4.7.60 steps and overthrow


Large house, at end of row. C16, but substantial rebuilding of early C19.
Squared and coursed limestone with slight plinth, Welsh slate mansard roof
with coped gables and rebuilt gable stacks. Two storeys, basement, and
attic, 3-windowed, segmental-headed dormers with sashes, 16-pane sashes
ground and first floor, all with glazing bars, central 6-panel door under
fanlight with margin bars, moulded arch surround and pediment on consoles
approached by 5 steps through wrought iron overthrow with central lantern
on supporters with Anthonian finials set to square weathered limestone bases.
Left: steps down to former cellar entrance. Interior has C19 doors and
shutters, and at basement level the former back wall includes C16 two-arched
opening in flat surround, impost caps and wave-mould chamfer with keystones,
the left-hand one with a lion's head; also a similar opening, on return
wall, left, formerly giving to adjacent property.

Listing NGR: SP0248928255

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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