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The Palaces, Dumbleton

Description: The Palaces

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 135163

OS Grid Reference: SP0161836218
OS Grid Coordinates: 401618, 236218
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0244, -1.9778

Location: Garden Close, Dumbleton, Gloucestershire WR11 6TP

Locality: Dumbleton
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 6TP

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Listing Text


2/67 Nos 1-4 (The Palaces)


Row of 4 estate cottages. Built c1905. Coursed squared and finely
dressed limestone; stone slate roof; red brick stacks on ashlar
plinths. 'H'-shaped plan. l½ storeys. Four-windowed entrance
front with hipped gables projecting forwards to right and left.
Five-light stone-mullioned canted bays to the ground floor of each
gable; 3-light stone-mullioned segmental-headed stone-built dormer
above each bay. Two 4-light stone-mullioned casements with hoods
to the ground floor between the gables; 3-light stone-mullioned
dormers above. Pair of plank doors with fillets and strap hinges
at centre within moulded segmental-headed surrounds; hipped hood
on heavy wooden brackets over both doors. Single similar doors and
hoods to each return; 2-light stone-mullioned dormer above each
door. Fenestration of rear elevation matches that at front. All
windows with leaded panes. Axial stacks with composite star-shaped
C16 style shafts. Hipped gables. Flat coping and kneelers to
dormers. One of a set of good Arts and Crafts buildings on the
estate. The origin of the name 'The Palaces' derives from a
comment by Mrs. Eyres that 'she did not know she was building
palaces for her tenants'.

Listing NGR: SP0161836218

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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