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25 and 26, Dumbleton

Description: 25 and 26

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 135166

OS Grid Reference: SP0165536290
OS Grid Coordinates: 401655, 236290
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0250, -1.9773

Location: Dumbleton, Gloucestershire WR11 6TP

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

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Listing Text


5/70 Nos 25 and 26


Pair of mirror image estate cottages. Mid C19, built by Hunt of
Evesham for Edward Holland M.P after a design by Richardson and
Ross of Darlington. Brick, from the estate brick works; limestone
dressings; red tile roof, brick stacks. 'T'-shaped overall plan.
Twin gables to roadside front; 3-light wooden casement within a
flat-chamfered surround to the ground floor of each gable; similar
2-light casement above. C19 plank door to the front of each side
wing, within a rustic timber porch; single-light casement above:
Two-light casement to the ground floor of the gable ends. Stack
rises from valley between the two cottages. This pair of cottages
is the most unaltered of a type of cottage common on the Dumbleton
estate. The design was the prize winner in the 1861 competition of
the Yorkshire Agricultural Society. Plans and elevations of these
cottages are illustrated in Bailey Denton's The Farm Homesteads of
England, 1863.

Listing NGR: SP0165536290

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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