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Letterbox Cottage pear Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7061 / 51°42'22"N

Longitude: -1.9362 / 1°56'10"W

OS Eastings: 404501

OS Northings: 200824

OS Grid: SP045008

Mapcode National: GBR 3QZ.WW0

Mapcode Global: VHB2R.DC7X

Entry Name: Letterbox Cottage pear Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 27 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129418

Location: Preston, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Preston

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Preston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

PRESTON PRESTON VILLAGE
SP OO SW
(north side)
3/119 No 96 (Letterbox Cottage) and
No 97 (Pear Tree Cottage)
GV II
Two adjoining cottages, now interconnecting with village shop in No
97. Probably C17. Rubble stone, stone slate roof, 2 brick stacks
and one large stone ridge stack with partial brick flue. Single
range with projecting gabled wing to right, single storey and
attic. Pear Tree Cottage has 2 hipped dormers with twin casements,
2 twin casements on ground floor and central plank door, all with
splayed stone voussoir heads. Letterbox Cottage has one hipped
dormer and 3-light wood casement with renewed timber lintel below
to right, and recessed plank door to left, also with renewed timber
lintel. Projecting gabled wing has 2-light casement with timber
lintel on each floor. Large ridge stack has back-to-back
fireplaces with large timber bressumers, and bread oven in
Letterbox Cottage. Large plain beams also in Letterbox Cottage.


Listing NGR: SP0450100824

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