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Gables Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Combe, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4928 / 51°29'34"N

Longitude: -2.229 / 2°13'44"W

OS Eastings: 384198

OS Northings: 177123

OS Grid: ST841771

Mapcode National: GBR 1QN.79N

Mapcode Global: VH963.9QZY

Plus Code: 9C3VFQVC+4C

Entry Name: Gables Cottage

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Last Amended: 9 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283482

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317255

Location: Castle Combe, Wiltshire, SN14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Castle Combe

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Castle Combe

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Castle Combe


ST 8477
(west side)
6/165 Gables Cottage
(formerly listed as House 7 yds
north of Unicorn Cottage)


House, C16, rubble stone with stone tiled roof to front and large
rear wall chimney gable. One storey and attic. 3 rebuilt dormer
gables with large timber leaded casements. Ground floor, 4
chamfered C16 timber lintels, one over C18 oak plank door, one over
blocked opening, one broken for 2-light stone mullion window,
unmoulded with leaded lights and one over 3-light timber leaded
Interior suggests former open hall with 2-storey ends, but centre
possibly floored originally. Left end through passage, centre room
with rear wall fireplace and pyramid-stopped chamfered axial beam.
On left side wall a bracket carved I M 1712. Stair in angle to
right of fireplace part blocking timber Tudor arched opening with
blocked square head opening adjoining, possibly part of a screen.
North end room has C16 coved stone shelf over inserted early C18
small fireplace on south wall. Upper floor has central collar
truss and north end room has windbraces to rear roof slope.

Listing NGR: ST8419877123

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