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1-4 the Palaces

A Grade II Listed Building in Dumbleton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 52.0243 / 52°1'27"N

Longitude: -1.9778 / 1°58'39"W

OS Eastings: 401621

OS Northings: 236211

OS Grid: SP016362

Mapcode National: GBR 2KX.4SF

Mapcode Global: VHB15.NDS0

Plus Code: 9C4W22FC+PV

Entry Name: 1-4 the Palaces

Listing Date: 4 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135163

Location: Dumbleton, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, WR11

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Dumbleton

Built-Up Area: Dumbleton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Dumbleton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Nos 1-4 (The Palaces)


Row of 4 estate cottages. Built c1905. Coursed squared and finely
dressed limestone; stone slate roof; red brick stacks on ashlar
plinths. 'H'-shaped plan. l½ storeys. Four-windowed entrance
front with hipped gables projecting forwards to right and left.
Five-light stone-mullioned canted bays to the ground floor of each
gable; 3-light stone-mullioned segmental-headed stone-built dormer
above each bay. Two 4-light stone-mullioned casements with hoods
to the ground floor between the gables; 3-light stone-mullioned
dormers above. Pair of plank doors with fillets and strap hinges
at centre within moulded segmental-headed surrounds; hipped hood
on heavy wooden brackets over both doors. Single similar doors and
hoods to each return; 2-light stone-mullioned dormer above each
door. Fenestration of rear elevation matches that at front. All
windows with leaded panes. Axial stacks with composite star-shaped
C16 style shafts. Hipped gables. Flat coping and kneelers to
dormers. One of a set of good Arts and Crafts buildings on the
estate. The origin of the name 'The Palaces' derives from a
comment by Mrs. Eyres that 'she did not know she was building
palaces for her tenants'.

Listing NGR: SP0162136211

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