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The Retreat

A Grade II Listed Building in Bourton-on-the-Hill, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9906 / 51°59'26"N

Longitude: -1.744 / 1°44'38"W

OS Eastings: 417675

OS Northings: 232497

OS Grid: SP176324

Mapcode National: GBR 4P8.3XB

Mapcode Global: VHB1H.Q7D9

Entry Name: The Retreat

Listing Date: 11 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172063

English Heritage Legacy ID: 128694

Location: Bourton-on-the-Hill, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL56

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Bourton-on-the-Hill

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Bourton-on-the-Hill St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 1732
(south side)
10/56 Nos. 1-4 The Retreat
Detached Almhouses comprising 4 semi-detached cottages. The
RETREAT of the AGED/ERECTED 1831 on stone plaque over central
access arch. Built under patronage of the Rev. Samuel Warneford
(q.v. tomb west of church tower), rector of the parish. Ashlar
limestone, C20 artificial limestone slate roof with ashlar stacks
and limestone gable coping Plan: rectangular block with 2
principal gables brought forward slightly from facade, right and
left of central access passage. 2 storeys. Symmetrical facade
1:2:2:2:1-windowed; Late C19/early C20 two-light casements with
leaded panes within flush stone surrounds with slightly rounded
corners at top. Central stilted arched access passage with plain
projecting architrave and imposts. Entrances to cottages at rear.
Gable end stacks, two axial stacks towards centre also. Flat
gable coping.
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP1767532497

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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