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Latitude: 51.4928 / 51°29'34"N
Longitude: -2.229 / 2°13'44"W
OS Eastings: 384198
OS Northings: 177123
OS Grid: ST841771
Mapcode National: GBR 1QN.79N
Mapcode Global: VH963.9QZY
Entry Name: Gables Cottage
Listing Date: 20 December 1960
Last Amended: 9 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1283482
English Heritage Legacy ID: 317255
Location: Castle Combe, Wiltshire, SN14
Civil Parish: Castle Combe
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Castle Combe
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
CASTLE COMBE THE STREET
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
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