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The Glebe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bibury, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7588 / 51°45'31"N

Longitude: -1.8321 / 1°49'55"W

OS Eastings: 411687

OS Northings: 206695

OS Grid: SP116066

Mapcode National: GBR 3QJ.RM7

Mapcode Global: VHB2M.6290

Plus Code: 9C3WQ559+G5

Entry Name: The Glebe House

Listing Date: 5 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303522

English Heritage Legacy ID: 127276

Location: Bibury, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Bibury

Built-Up Area: Arlington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Bibury with Winson

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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BIBURY A433, Bibury Village
SP 1006-1106
(north side)
11/30 The Glebe House
Large detached former vicarage, now house. c1844; later C19
additions. Ashlar limestone; ashlar chimneys; Welsh slate roof.
Two-storey, L-plan; long 2-storey wing on west side with 2-storey
terminal block. Tudor Gothic style. East front: symmetrical with
3-window fenestration, outer in form of 2-storey rectangular
mullioned and transomed bay windows with Tudor arched lights, set
below 2 gables with octagonal finials. Central projecting 2-storey
porch with moulded Tudor archway having hoodmould; mullioned and
transomed casement above. Continuous moulded bands. Carved
quatrefoil panel with shield motif to each gable. South side: 3-
window fenestration, all mullioned and transomed with Tudor arched
lights. Two-storey rectangular bay window to left with gable
above. West side: gable end to right with mullioned and transomed
fenestration; similar stair window below gable to recessed centre.
Left gable has cluster of 3 octagonal moulded chimney shafts; long
wing attached below with 2-light mullioned casements. Two-light
mullioned casements to terminal block and 3 octagonal chimney
shafts to south parapet gabled end.
Interior: stone cantilevered open well staircase in stair hall.
Moulded 4-centred archway divides stair from outer hall. This
large vicarage, probably built by Lord Sherborne, may have been
designed by Anthony Salvin who had been carrying out work at
Sherborne Park since 1841. There are stylistic similarities with
Scotney Castle in Kent, also by Salvin.
(A.R. Jurica, 'Bibury' in V.C.H. Glos, vii, 1981, pp 21-44)

Listing NGR: SP1168506696

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