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Wintersfold and the Gables Including Adjoining Wall to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7041 / 51°42'14"N

Longitude: -2.187 / 2°11'13"W

OS Eastings: 387170

OS Northings: 200607

OS Grid: SO871006

Mapcode National: GBR 1N5.5VZ

Mapcode Global: VH955.1FNJ

Entry Name: Wintersfold and the Gables Including Adjoining Wall to South

Listing Date: 28 June 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091082

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133092

Location: Minchinhampton, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Minchinhampton

Built-Up Area: Minchinhampton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Minchinhampton with Box

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 8600-8700 MINCHINHAMPTON WELL HILL, Minchinhampton Town
(east side)

19/298 Wintersfold and No 5 (The Gables)
including adjoining wall to south


Two attached houses. Mid and late C17; extensive late Cl9 and C20
alterations to No 5 (The Gables). Coursed and random rubble
limestone; ashlar and rubble chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-
storey with attic, floor levels raised in No 5; double depth plan.
Front: 3 full gables, left in larger squared rubble of late C17,
altered doorway and window to ground floor, upper floor 16-pane
sash and 2-light chamfered mullioned attic window with leaded iron
casement. Two full gables to right partly rebuilt in major
alterations, mullioned and cross-windows all C20; reset C17 oval
windows in gables. Fine doorway to No 5 (The Gables) is also C20
with moulded architraves and bold shell hood on carved brackets.
Attached wall runs to right with blocked segmental arched coachway
and round arched pedestrian doorway. Rear: extensive additional
range to No 5, Wintersfold incorporating former dovecote with 8
rows of pigeon holes with perch shelves in gables, later
fenestration inserted, 2-light to attic and 3-light below being
mullioned; altered windows to ground floor mainly C20. Tall
chimney with moulded cap to north gable of former dovecote.
Interior: Wintersfold contains late C17 dog-leg staircase with
moulded handrails and turned balusters. Extended collar roof
structure in front part. Originally built as weavers' houses, the
dovecote possibly being associated with the Delameres manor, later
replaced by the Lammas (q.v.).
(N.M. Herbert, 'Minchinhampton' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 184-

Listing NGR: SO8717000607

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