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  • Barbecue Built for Ox-Roast 1977

    Brick barbecue constructed for ox-roast in the road by the Plantation June 1977.  Behind are houses and the village shop.
  • Chestnut Cottage

    Chestnut Cottage is on the High Street, between the shop and the Manor. A note in the index compiled to accompany the original slide collection reads, 'The ___ good accommodation for cyclists'. Is this what the sign says?
  • Chestnut Cottages - a history

    High Street, E side, next to Myrtle House.

    Camera facing E.

    About 1883.  Manor estate house built in Mr Sidney Graves-Hamilton's time.  Rubble.  Gabled.  Roof tiled.  3 dormers across eaves line.  Central dormer projects slightly.            2 s[torey].  Windows 2 - and 3 - light mullions, dripmoulds, one stone bay under central dormer.  Chimneys built as for stone roof, described by Dawber in 'Historic buildings in the Cotswolds', Batsford, 1904, p 44).  'The chimney stack above the roof and up to the base moulding was invariably square, while on the other side, and coinciding with the gable coping, is a projecting weather course, under which the slates were tucked, and which also returned above the bottom edge (Fig 52)'.

    Shown as an example of the quality of building for tenants on the Manor estate at this period.

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