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Lambing Shelter Circa 35 Metres East of East Corner of Postlip Hall, Winchcombe

Description: Lambing Shelter Circa 35 Metres East of East Corner of Postlip Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 134080

OS Grid Reference: SO9991526868
OS Grid Coordinates: 399915, 226868
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9403, -2.0026

Location: Winchcombe, Gloucestershire GL54 5AQ

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

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Listing Text


2/173 Lambing shelter c35
metres east of east
- corner of Postlip


Lambing or calf shelter. C19. Limestone rubble, stone slate roof. A small
circular structure about 4 metres in diameter and 2 metres to plate height
to conical roof. On the east side an opening with cut stone jambs and flat
lintol formerly with door frame and a small opening in the roof over this
doorway. Internally divided into 3 stalls with partitions c 1.2 metre high
and 2 doors of same height; small storage platform over with hay rack.
This is built into the hill slopes on the west side, and initially looks
like an ice-house, but probably served as a nursery for lambs or calves
needing special attention.

Listing NGR: SO9991526868

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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