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Bank Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8884 / 51°53'18"N

Longitude: -2.0563 / 2°3'22"W

OS Eastings: 396223

OS Northings: 221096

OS Grid: SO962210

Mapcode National: GBR 2MC.GYJ

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.9SSQ

Plus Code: 9C3VVWQV+9F

Entry Name: Bank Cottage

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474004

Location: Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Charlton Kings

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Charlton Kings Holy Apostles

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/29/61 (North side)
14/12/83 No.11
Bank Cottage


House. C17, refronted 1776 (on datestone) under ownership of
Charles Higgs with later additions including outshut to rear,
and restorations. Pinkish-brown brick in English garden wall
bond with renewed pantile roof. 2-unit plan, with
single-storey range to east the former woodshed.
EXTERIOR: one-and-a-half storeys, 2 gabled dormers. Entrance
in east gable a C20 door. Ground floor has 3 C20 casement
windows, that to left under elliptical arch, otherwise with
flat arches; C20 casements to dormers. Large extruded and
stepped chimney to west with cylindrical stack; further
cylindrical brick stack to rear. Datestone has initials MB and
MR. Timber-frame partly exposed to rear at left.
INTERIOR: extensive exposed small panels of square
timber-framing and tension braces. Room to east has massive
chamfered tie-beam, corner post on stone pad. Chamfered
tie-beam to room to west, inglenook fireplace with chamfered
stone jambs and bressumer beam. Stairs to right of west stack,
small amount of elm panelling to staircase wall. Some wattle
and daub panels to internal walls. Jowled rear left end post.
Studded back door, now internal. First floor: 2 levels of
exposed purlins, exposed arch braces. Original partition wall
has panels of timber-framing. Roof has collar-and-tie-beam
truss with queen posts.
(Paget M (ed), Charlton Kings Local History Society: A History
of Charlton Kings: Gloucester: 1988-: 88).

Listing NGR: SO9622021099

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