Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1305255

Date first listed: 28-Jun-1960

Statutory Address: THE BEEHIVE


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Statutory Address: THE BEEHIVE

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud (District Authority)

Parish: Minchinhampton

National Grid Reference: SO 86173 00143


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19/207 The Beehive 28.6.60


House (Beehive Cottage attached, q.v.). Fireplace dated J.B. 1692; early C18 addition at north east end.. Random rubble limestone; ashlar chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-storey with attic. South west end (facing road): gable end, 2-window fenestration, all 2- light ovolo moulded mullioned windows to ground and upper floors, each with flat hoodmould and leaded casement; single 2-light to attic. Cellar plinth has two smaller 2-light chamfered mullioned casements. South east side: 3 gables, right obscured by addition of Beehive Cottage. Left gable has projecting chimney stack with 2 linked diagonal-set shafts having moulded cap. Two-light chamfered mullioned casements with hoods below central gable. North west side: 3 gables, left being early C18 addition, fenestration altered on ground floor, 2-light chamfered mullioned casement to upper floor, oval attic window. Single-window fenestration below right gables, all 2-light. Two-storey flat-roofed addition projects forward between 2 right gables. C20 addition at north east end is not of special interest. Interior: many original fittings including folding front door. Other contemporary panelled doors. Moulded stone fireplace has date shield. Ogee stops to beam chamfers. Extended collar roof structure. Possibly incorporates part of an earlier building, said to have been a Tudor hunting lodge; little architectural evidence exists for this, however. (N.M. Herbert, 'Minchinhampton' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 184- 207; and D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: SO8617300143


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Legacy System number: 132998

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester, (1976), 184-207
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds, (1970)

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