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Cottage in the Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Witcombe, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.827 / 51°49'37"N

Longitude: -2.1327 / 2°7'57"W

OS Eastings: 390948

OS Northings: 214270

OS Grid: SO909142

Mapcode National: GBR 1LQ.FLS

Mapcode Global: VH94L.ZBCS

Entry Name: Cottage in the Park

Listing Date: 22 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340119

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135050

Location: Great Witcombe, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL3

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Great Witcombe

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Great Witcombe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 91 SW

7/100 Cottage in the Park


Cottage. Dated 1617 on dormer with C19-early C20 extensions.
Large random squared and dressed limestone blocks; later
extensions: coursed squared and dressed limestone, partly
rendered; brick stacks. Rectangular main body with later
extensions to the left and right gable ends and rear left. 1½
storeys. Two Cotswold dormers to the main body. Two-light double-
chamfered stone-mullioned casement with ovolo-moulded mullion
ground floor left; similar window to the dormer above; 2-light
double-chamfered stone-mullioned casement with a hollow-moulded
mullion lower right; similar window to the dormer above with
sundial datestone with moulded hood over. Central glass door with
glazing bars within a round-headed surround with keystone and
imposts within a gabled brick-built porch. One 2-light and one 3-
light hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned casement both with hoods and
an early single light casement at the rear. All windows to the
main body have leaded panes, some retaining early latches. C20
two-light casement to the lean-to to the right gable end. Fixed
C20 two-light casement and part-glazed C20 double door to the
extension to the left gable end. Gable-end stacks to the main body
with dogtooth brickwork at the top of each shaft. According to
Verey the cottage had a round stone chimney and a stone spiral
staircase. Interior not inspected.
(D. Verey, The Buildings of England: The Vale and the Forest of
Dean, 1980)

Listing NGR: SO9094814270

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