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PAINSWICK BISLEY STREET (east side) SO 8609/8709 (part of) 8/35 Little Fleece 21.10.55 GV II House in row. c16 or C17; restored 1942 by Sir George Oatley. Cut squared limestone, stone slate roof. Set gable-end to the street, with entrance to left in fabric of adjoining property (Old Fleece, qv); C19 back wing. Two storeys, attic and cellar, 3 windows. At ground floor and first floor three 2-light set-back chamfer mullion casements, and in gable a 3-light similar, all set to individual stopped drips; low right, set in the plinth, a 2-light wood casement with bars to basement. Also, far right a small single light stair window opposite the gable stack. Left, beyond the principal roof-line, a C20 flush panelled door, in a bolection mould surround and under a stopped drip: this gives to a cross passage which has a 4-centred opening at the far end. The central ground floor window seemed to replace a one-time door. Coped gable to street and right, with large stack. The back wall includes a 2-light casement with a central double mullion, also, left a wide chamfered square opening. Interior has stone vaulted cellar (not inspected); right end of ground floor has very wide inglenook firs with extremely flat 4-centre arch hollow chamfer lintel set to solid stone cheeks, above is a smaller hollow chamfered square opening fire, and a further stone cheeked fireplace to wood bressummer. There are various chamfer-stopped beams. Roof structure appears to be Oakley's work, and the staircase is of C20. The ground floor used as a shop by the National Trust.

Listing NGR: SO8677509798


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 05 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/03631/16
Rights: © Mr Jack Farley. Source: Historic England Archive
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