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Bencombe

A Grade II Listed Building in Uley, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6777 / 51°40'39"N

Longitude: -2.3038 / 2°18'13"W

OS Eastings: 379090

OS Northings: 197703

OS Grid: ST790977

Mapcode National: GBR 0LX.LD0

Mapcode Global: VH959.03X6

Entry Name: Bencombe

Listing Date: 30 June 1961

Last Amended: 26 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090851

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131603

Location: Uley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL11

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Uley

Built-Up Area: Uley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Uley with Owlpen and Nympsfield

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ST 79 NE ULEY LAMPERN HILL
4/150 (north side)
30.6.61
Bencombe
(formerly listed under
Road to Tetbury)

II


Large detached dwelling. C17. Coursed limestone rubble, stone slate roof. L-plan,
3-gabled main north-west front, large service wing returns, back left; main front
3-storeys, 3-gabled, of which 2 are 'false gables', 4-windowed; 2-light stone
ovolo-mould mullion casements under continuous drip mould to ground and first floors,
upright elliptical blind oculi to gables, two storey porch left centre with 2-light
mullioned casement under stopped drip, over C17 plank door.

Cable to road with one 3-light and the 2-light modern casements and glazed oculus to
gable. Return wing two storeys and attics, small casements, modern entrance opposite
kitchen stack. On left gable, north-east side, one 4-light mullioned window to
kitchen. Interior: in main gabled block, ovolo mould stopped beams, fine fire
surround with cartouche containing date 1670 and fireback 'IAP 1688', and second fire
surround with heavy bolection mould, also dated 1679. Entrance from porch to lobby
opposite stack, and beyond this evidence for former newel stair, now disappeared.

Built as one of the Uley clothier's house, later divided into 3 dwellings,
subsequently modernised into one property.


Listing NGR: ST7909097703

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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