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Gables Cottage, Castle Combe

Description: Gables Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 317255

OS Grid Reference: ST8419877123
OS Grid Coordinates: 384198, 177123
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4928, -2.2290

Location: The Street, Castle Combe, Wiltshire SN14 7HU

Locality: Castle Combe
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN14 7HU

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Listing Text

ST 8477
(west side)
6/165 Gables Cottage
(formerly listed as House 7 yds
north of Unicorn Cottage)


House, C16, rubble stone with stone tiled roof to front and large
rear wall chimney gable. One storey and attic. 3 rebuilt dormer
gables with large timber leaded casements. Ground floor, 4
chamfered C16 timber lintels, one over C18 oak plank door, one over
blocked opening, one broken for 2-light stone mullion window,
unmoulded with leaded lights and one over 3-light timber leaded
Interior suggests former open hall with 2-storey ends, but centre
possibly floored originally. Left end through passage, centre room
with rear wall fireplace and pyramid-stopped chamfered axial beam.
On left side wall a bracket carved I M 1712. Stair in angle to
right of fireplace part blocking timber Tudor arched opening with
blocked square head opening adjoining, possibly part of a screen.
North end room has C16 coved stone shelf over inserted early C18
small fireplace on south wall. Upper floor has central collar
truss and north end room has windbraces to rear roof slope.

Listing NGR: ST8419877123

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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