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Bowly's Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7134 / 51°42'48"N

Longitude: -1.966 / 1°57'57"W

OS Eastings: 402441

OS Northings: 201625

OS Grid: SP024016

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.FRV

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.V6ZC

Entry Name: Bowly's Cottages

Listing Date: 19 January 1981

Last Amended: 24 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187684

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365463

Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Cirencester

Built-Up Area: Cirencester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cirencester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CIRENCESTER

SP0201 WATERMOOR ROAD
578-1/6/325 (West side)
19/01/81 Nos.4-14 (Even)
Bowly's Cottages
(Formerly Listed as:
WATERMOOR ROAD
Nos.4-14 (Even)
Sarah Bowley Almshouses)

GV II

Almshouses. Dated 1924. By N Jewson. Coursed limestone rubble;
stone slate roof with coped verges; 4 ashlar ridge and left
and right end stacks. Range of 6 almshouses with single bay
with coped gable to centre broken forward.
2-storey 7-window range. First floor has six 3-light chamfered
stone mullion windows with hexagonal pattern leaded light
casements, similar 2-light window with drip stone to centre.
Ground floor has 6 canted bays with stone-slated roofs and
chamfered plinths, each of 4 lights with chamfered stone
mullions and transoms and hexagonal pattern leaded lights; 6
plank doors with applied mouldings with Tudor-arched heads in
chamfered stone surrounds; to centre round-headed opening to
through passage to rear with chamfered stone surround.
Small recessed ashlar panels to first floor left and right
with carved Tudor roses to corners; ashlar panel over ground
floor centre with decorative border and lettering in relief
THESE ALMSHOUSES WERE BUILT/ IN 1924 AT THE SPECIAL DESIRE/ OF
MR CHRISTOPHER BOWLY OF/ CIRENCESTER BORN 1837 DIED 1922.
Small two-sided oriel feature with round-headed openings in
gable. Timber cupola with rendered base with panel with relief
lettering CB and lead roof with ball finial supporting
wrought-iron weather vane with cock. Flush quoins to left and
right angles of main range and gabled projection. INTERIORS
not inspected.
(DoE: List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic
Interest: Amendment: 1971-: 03.12.73).


Listing NGR: SP0244101624

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