Gables Cottage / House 7 Yards North Of Unicorn Cottage

21 Jul 2000
Gables Cottage, The Street, Castle Combe, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN14 7HU
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House 7 Yards North Of Unicorn Cottage, The Street, Castle Combe, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN14 7HU
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CASTLE COMBE THE STREET ST 8477 (west side) 6/165 Gables Cottage (formerly listed as House 7 yds 20.12.60 north of Unicorn Cottage)


House, C16, rubble stone with stone tiled roof to front and large rear wall chimney gable. One storey and attic. 3 rebuilt dormer gables with large timber leaded casements. Ground floor, 4 chamfered C16 timber lintels, one over C18 oak plank door, one over blocked opening, one broken for 2-light stone mullion window, unmoulded with leaded lights and one over 3-light timber leaded casement.

Interior suggests former open hall with 2-storey ends, but centre possibly floored originally. Left end through passage, centre room with rear wall fireplace and pyramid-stopped chamfered axial beam.

On left side wall a bracket carved I M 1712. Stair in angle to right of fireplace part blocking timber Tudor arched opening with blocked square head opening adjoining, possibly part of a screen.

North end room has C16 coved stone shelf over inserted early C18 small fireplace on south wall. Upper floor has central collar truss and north end room has windbraces to rear roof slope.

Listing NGR: ST8419877123


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0410 IOE Records taken by Peter Clark; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Peter Clark. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Clark, Peter

Rights Holder: Clark, Peter


Rubble, Stone, Timber, Medieval Cross Passage House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Elizabethan House, Domestic, Dwelling, Open Hall House, Hall House