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Letterbox Cottage pear Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7061 / 51°42'22"N

Longitude: -1.9362 / 1°56'10"W

OS Eastings: 404501

OS Northings: 200824

OS Grid: SP045008

Mapcode National: GBR 3QZ.WW0

Mapcode Global: VHB2R.DC7X

Entry Name: Letterbox Cottage pear Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 27 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129418

Location: Preston, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Preston

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Preston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(north side)
3/119 No 96 (Letterbox Cottage) and
No 97 (Pear Tree Cottage)
Two adjoining cottages, now interconnecting with village shop in No
97. Probably C17. Rubble stone, stone slate roof, 2 brick stacks
and one large stone ridge stack with partial brick flue. Single
range with projecting gabled wing to right, single storey and
attic. Pear Tree Cottage has 2 hipped dormers with twin casements,
2 twin casements on ground floor and central plank door, all with
splayed stone voussoir heads. Letterbox Cottage has one hipped
dormer and 3-light wood casement with renewed timber lintel below
to right, and recessed plank door to left, also with renewed timber
lintel. Projecting gabled wing has 2-light casement with timber
lintel on each floor. Large ridge stack has back-to-back
fireplaces with large timber bressumers, and bread oven in
Letterbox Cottage. Large plain beams also in Letterbox Cottage.

Listing NGR: SP0450100824

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