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The Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.713 / 51°42'46"N

Longitude: -2.196 / 2°11'45"W

OS Eastings: 386555

OS Northings: 201604

OS Grid: SO865016

Mapcode National: GBR 1MZ.HML

Mapcode Global: VH954.W6FN

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 28 June 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305181

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133016

Location: Minchinhampton, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Minchinhampton

Built-Up Area: Minchinhampton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Brimscombe Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


SO 8601-8701 MINCHINHAMPTON BURLEIGH

16/225 The Old House

28.6.60

II

Detached house. Early C17, enlarged late c17; c1880 alterations.
Random rubble limestone; ashlar chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-
storey with attic; single-storey with attic rear range forming L-
plan. North front: 2 full gables to late c17 range, single-window
fenestration below each gable with additional off-centre windows.
Generally ovolo-moulded mullioned casements with continuous
dripcourse, 4, 3,and 2-light with 2-light in each gable having
hoodmould. Projecting chimney to east end with paired diagonal
shafts and moulded combined cap. West side: single-window
fenestration to upper floors of late c17 range, both reduced by one
light. Earlier range to left has full parapet gable with 3-light
recessed chamfered attic casement with hoodmould, early C20 canted
flat-roofed bay window to ground floor below, mullioned casements;
bay flanked by buttresses. Two casements to right: 2-light in
former door position, 3-light recessed cavetto mullioned casement
beyond. Late C19 eaves-mounted gabled dormer with small-pane
casement. Paired shafts to large central chimney. South end:
parapet-gabled end with off-centre C19 chimney. Two-light recessed
cavetto mullioned upper floor casement with hoodmould, small
blocked opening above. Projecting stone rainwater chute to right.
Early-mid C18 addition to right with 2-light ground floor casement,
3-light above, both chamfered mullioned; raking buttress to right.
Interior: contemporary dog-leg staircase in front range with
turned balusters. Stone fireplace on upper floor has moulded
architraves and cornice mantelshelf. Pointed chamfer stops to
beams. Some original door frames. Extended collar roof structure.
Very large chimney stack in earlier range, possibly incorporating
spiral stair. The major farmhouse in this part of Burleigh, now
becoming built-up.


Listing NGR: SO8655501604

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