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The Cottage, Prestbury

Description: The Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 134500

OS Grid Reference: SO9717924020
OS Grid Coordinates: 397179, 224020
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9147, -2.0424

Location: 1 Mill Street, Prestbury, Gloucestershire GL52 3BG

Locality: Prestbury
Local Authority: Cheltenham Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL52 3BG

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Listing Text

(north side)

18/92 The Cottage


- II

Detached house. Mid C17, extended and altered late C18-early C19.
Coursed squared and dressed limestone. Late C18-early C19 range at
rear painted brick. Artificial stone slate roof with ashlar
stacks, now reduced in height. 'T'-shaped plan to main body with
1½ storey lean-to rear right and late C18-early C19 kitchen range
at right angles rear left. Two storeys and attic lit by four gabled
2-light roof dormers with leaded panes. Symmetrical, 5-windowed
facade with 2-light double-chamfered stone-mullioned casements with
stopped hoods to first floor. Four 2-light steel casements with
leaded panes to ground floor. Projecting central C19 porch with
four-panelled front door with upper panels glazed within a flat-
chamfered surround with a flattened ogee curved head. Hollow-
chamfered stone-mullioned casements to stairs projection. Flat
coping at gable ends of main body. Gable-end stacks.
Interior; open fireplace with bressumer beam, small single-light
to with flat-chamfered stone surround to right of the fireplace.
Moulded Tudor-arched stone fireplace. Fine two-flight C17 open-
well staircase with barley-twist balusters within stairs

Listing NGR: SO9717924020

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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