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Yew Tree Cottage, Gretton

Description: Yew Tree Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134094

OS Grid Reference: SP0087930386
OS Grid Coordinates: 400879, 230386
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9719, -1.9886

Location: Working Lane, Gretton, Gloucestershire GL54 5EU

Locality: Gretton
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 5EU

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Listing Text

(north side)
Yew Tree Cottage
(formerly listed as
Cottage next and SW
of Tower Cottage)


Small detached cottage. Probably C17. Timber framed, some coursed lime-
stone, gable to road in brick. Thatched roof in two levels with cut stone
stack at junction but 7-course brick top stage, half-hip to road. 2 storeys
1-windowed to road, 3-light casements under wood lintols, main front, right
return has 4 casements continuous in main framing over 2+4+2-light casements
far gable timber-framed with wattle and daub, small fixed light to roof
space, over 2-light casement, then C20 one-storey extension. Late C20
porch and door on west front. Interior includes large bressummer fire
opening. This was probably a labourer's cottage at the heart of the
original village; associated with the old church, now represented only by
its tower (qv).

Listing NGR: SP0087930386

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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