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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Cotswold (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 10730 07712


BIBURY ABLINGTON SP 1007-1107 10/51 Ablington House 23.1.52 GV II Detached house. Mid C17; late C18 and mid C19 additions; C20 alterations. Random rubble limestone; ashlar chimneys; stone slate roof, concrete tile to rear service wing. Two-storey with attic; 2-storey front porch and rear staircase additions. Large 2-storey with attic west cross wing; east wing converted from former coach house; long single-storey rear wing. Front: earliest part to centre has 2 gables with ball finials. Single- window fenestration arranged below each gable, all ovolo moulded casements with hoodmoulds. Three-light to ground and upper floor except for 2+2-light to ground floor, right; 2-light to attic, some with relieving arches. Central C20 two-storey flat-roofed porch with Tudor arched doorway and plank door; cross window above. Rectangular chimneys with moulded caps, that to end having paired shafts, indicating original gable ends of house. Gable end to west cross wing has ball finial and restored mullioned fenestration; blocked doorway to ground floor. C20 mullioned fenestration to east wing. West end: single 3-light mullioned casement to each floor of wing; 2 hipped roofed dormers. C20 restored single-storey wing to left. Scattered segmental arched fenestration to servicec wing. Rear: gabled stair-wing has single-light ovolo moulded casements with hoodmoulds. Interior: large C17 Tudor arched fireplace to main room with decorated moulding stops. Barn stands to north east (q.v.) and gatepiers to south (q.v.) on axis of formal garden laid out on both sides of road.

Listing NGR: SP1073007712


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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: 30 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/12764/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Rau. Source Historic England Archive
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