Abbey Lawn Cottages were built as a speculative development for the Abbey in the 15th or early 16th century. The terrace originally ran from no. 34 to no. 51 Church Street, though only nos. 34-48 survive. It was restored between 1967 and around 1972. The ground floor north wall seen here is part of the 18th century underbuilding which enclosed the space below the jetty into the ground floor of the building. The original building line was restored with a new timber frame. The cottages are an important surviving example of a medieval terrace and are Grade I Listed.
This is part of the Job: 04/01195 Abbey Cottages, Tewkesbury; within the Sub Series: RCH01/186/01 Threatened Buildings Project - Photography; within the Series: RCH01/186 Threatened Buildings Project; within the Collection: RCH01 Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) Archive
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Photographer: Evans, Dennis: Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England
Floor, Tudor Timber Framed House, Renovation
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