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Abbey Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9899 / 51°59'23"N

Longitude: -2.1625 / 2°9'44"W

OS Eastings: 388938

OS Northings: 232392

OS Grid: SO889323

Mapcode National: GBR 1JR.63C

Mapcode Global: VH93T.G7MX

Plus Code: 9C3VXRQQ+W2

Entry Name: Abbey Cottages

Listing Date: 4 March 1952

Last Amended: 25 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282768

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376762

Location: Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Tewkesbury

Built-Up Area: Tewkesbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tewkesbury St Mary the Virgin (Tewkesbury Abbey)

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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859-1/2/380 (East side)
04/03/52 Nos.1, 2 and 2A Abbey Cottages
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1, 2 and 3 Abbey Cottages
including wall on east)


Row of 3 houses, incorporating remains of Abbey Precinct wall.
C16, C18-C20. Brick, some painted, timber-frame, stone, tile
roofs. Row set gable-end to Gloucester Road.
No.1 has C20 timber-framed gable over early stone wall at
ground floor, but is mainly late C18 and mid C19 in 2 storeys
with attic, 3-windowed front; 2 small leaded hipped dormers
over canted oriels with casements flanking central 4-pane sash
with cambered arch. At ground floor 2 flat-roofed extensions
(nsi), and central C19 part-glazed door in fluted pilaster
surround. Gable end has 4-pane sash above canted oriel on
rendered corbel. Back in brickwork with lofty 3-storey hipped
canted unit and lower lean-to. Large brick stack in valley.
No.2 is lower than No.1, has painted brick front with C20
casements in 2 storeys, 3 bays, with light timber-framing, and
later brick back with central part-glazed door. No.2A mainly
late C19 or early C20 timber-framed first floor over brick
ground floor, canted 3-gable back. Entrance at east end,
facing Abbey Barn (qv), and also door to south.
INTERIORS: No.1 with late C19 fittings. No.2 much modified.
These properties are mainly of historic interest for the
remains of part of the Abbey Precinct wall, in coursed
sandstone, which runs as a spine through from the road end,
where it returns in part as the lower storey to No.1, to
emerge at the E end for approx 2m and approx 5m high. There is
evidence of the respond to the outer end on the wall of Abbey

Listing NGR: SO8886332171

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