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Latitude: 51.7427 / 51°44'33"N
Longitude: -2.11 / 2°6'35"W
OS Eastings: 392502
OS Northings: 204891
OS Grid: SO925048
Mapcode National: GBR 2P1.MCM
Mapcode Global: VH950.CGWF
Entry Name: Summer House Approximately 15 Metres South West of Watercombe House
Listing Date: 30 January 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1156057
English Heritage Legacy ID: 132692
Location: Bisley-with-Lypiatt, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6
Civil Parish: Bisley-with-Lypiatt
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Oakridge St Bartholomew
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 9204-9304 BISLEY-WITH-LYPIATT WATERLANE
16/133 Summer house approximately 15m
south west of Watercombe House
Summer house. Dated 'T.B. 1841' by Thomas Baker for himself.
Coursed rubble limestone; reused Roman stone slates and clay
pantile roof. Two-storey. East facing gable end incorporates many
Roman bricks set in bands and square Roman clay tiles, some
diagonally reset. Off-centre doorway with 6-panel door and stone
lintel. Central upper floor sash window with Gothick glazing bars.
Small-paned fixed-light on south side; sash with Gothick glazing
bars above. Flight of stone steps on north side leading to upper
level doorway to rear. Lower part of roof slope re-uses Roman
stone slates, hung in diagonal manner. Thomas Baker was
responsible for investigating the Lillyhorn Roman villa near
Bournes Green, many finds going to the British Museum, much being
incorporated into the structure of this building - its purpose to
display a more extensive collection of Roman artefacts.
(N.M. Herbert, 'Bisley' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 4-40; and D.
Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)
Listing NGR: SO9250204891
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