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Birdlip House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cowley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8268 / 51°49'36"N

Longitude: -2.1055 / 2°6'19"W

OS Eastings: 392822

OS Northings: 214248

OS Grid: SO928142

Mapcode National: GBR 2N2.GHK

Mapcode Global: VH94M.GB7X

Entry Name: Birdlip House

Listing Date: 4 July 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340134

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135023

Location: Cowley, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL4

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Cowley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Brimpsfield St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 9214
(south side)
9/72 Birdlip House



Large house. C17, partly demolished and greatly enlarged late C18-
early C19. C17 range partly ashlar; ashlar facade to the later
range; otherwise coursed squared and dressed limestone; stone
slate roof; rendered stacks. Rectangular plan to the-C18-C19
range under which the cellar of the early range runs at right
angles. The formerly 'L'-shaped C17 range butts up against the
rear of the later range. C17 range: 2 storeys and attic, service
range/store single storey, later range: 3 storeys. Elevation
facing the road: plinth of C17 range and two single-light cellar
windows now incorporated at the base of the side wall of the later
range; 3-light segmental-headed window with keystone to the ground
floor of the early range, interrupting a continuous dripmould; 3-
light double-chamfered stone-mullioned casement above. Gable-end
of C17 range: three-light double-chamfered stone-mullioned
casement with continuous dripmould above to the ground floor;
similar window but with a stopped hood above; similar 2-light
window to the attic. Service wing/store at right angles with a
single-width plank door and a double door flanking a 3-light
double-chamfered stone-mullioned casement. Symmetrical, 3-windowed
east front to the later range; two 12-pane sashes to the ground
floor; three 12-pane sashes to the first floor; three 9-pane
sashes to the upper floor. Central door with flush panels and
fanlight within a round-headed surround with an open triangular
pediment and pilasters; parapet with moulded cornice.
Interior of C17 range retains an inglenook fireplace with
bressumer. Later range retains the original staircase with stick
balusters and moulded brackets to the risers; original doors and
shutters. Partial interior inspection only.

Listing NGR: SO9282214248

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

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