SO8707 : Rose Bank, cottage in the village of Slad

taken 13 years ago, near to Slad, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Rose Bank, cottage in the village of Slad
Rose Bank, cottage in the village of Slad
A fairly typical Cotswold-stone cottage in the Slad valley. In fact this one is the former home of the late Laurie Lee, the author whose book, 'Cider with Rosie' reflected on his childhood in the Slad valley. The cottage is Grade II listed.

Historic England description
PAINSWICK SLAD SO 80 NE 5/301 Rose Bank II Detached cottage. Early C18 front, C19 back wing. Coursed and squared rubble, concrete tile roof, large external gable stack on outer end of wing and 2 small gable stacks to main blocks. A T-plan, with symmetrical north facing main block to which long service wing probably added later. North front is 2 storeys, 5-windowed, three 2-light gabled dormers with some leaded glazing over 3:2:2:3- light transomed casements at first and ground floors, all to wood lintels, but window 2 is blank at each level. C18 wide plank door in chamfered surround centrally. Back wing includes two 3-light chamfer mullioned casements with stopped drip and a lean-to in the internal angle, and a 2-light over plank door, also a 3-light dormer. Interior: various chamfered beams and C19 plank and rail doors. Birthplace of Laurie Lee, who still was in the house (April 1984). Not to be confused with Rose Cottage (q.v.).
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 January, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 30 January, 2006
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 873 075 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.9621N 2:11.0565W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 873 074
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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