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Stroud (District Authority)
Longney and Epney
National Grid Reference:
SO 76383 11229


MORETON VALENCE EPNEY SO 71 SE 3/231 Doris's Cottage 4.3.85 II* Small detached cottage, formerly a small hall house. C15, altered in C17 and C19. Timber-framed with square panels, with some original plastered wattle and daub infill and some brick, faced in brick to south and west, on plinth of part stone part brick, pantile roof raised above remains of original thatched medieval roof still in situ, with inserted C17 stack to south with brick end flue. Single-storey hall house of 2 bays with hall and adjoining chamber both open to the roof, converted into 2 cottages in C19, each with door on west side. Clasped purlin roof with queen strut collar and dual braced tie beams; blackened central truss and rafters survive. East side has to left original segmental headed doorway blocked by later stack and former window (also blocked) to chamber over present wide doorway to right. C17 alterations include brick nogging to frame panels, brick stack to south gable end, chamfered bressumer to fireplace, insertion of ceiling for attic with joists resting on chamfered and ogee-stopped spine beams carried on jowled inserted posts, and 2-light wood mullion window to attic on south gable end. Conversion during C19 into 2 cottages included refacing of west wall in brick with 2 boarded doors and two 2-light casements, and small brick lean-to to south gable end. This building is a very rare survival of a small 2-cell late medieval hall house retaining its single plan form and many original features of C15 and C17.

Listing NGR: SO7638511231


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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: 29 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/15964/02
Rights: © Mr Stanley Dicker. Source: Historic England Archive
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