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This imposing, early 18th-century ashlar front in Taynton stone hides remains of a 15th- or 16th-century building behind.

Behind the 17th- and 18th-century fronts of these four separate houses and shops are remains of more medieval buildings. Nos.

These two buildings probably began as a single late-medieval range: No.

The squared and dressed stonework visible above the projecting 19th-century shopfront, laid in regular courses, is probably late 17th-century.

Though a shared Cotswold-slate roof now links this range with Nos. 54–56, the varied stone façades confirm their separate histories. No.

This long pair of 18th-century façades hides remains of two 17th-century houses. The left-hand or northern one (No.

Through the medieval archway to the left of No.

This 2½-storey house is of 17th-century origin, with early 18th-century window openings standing proud of the rendered façade.

A building here was probably occupied by a tailor in 1861, but was apparently demolished soon after: in 1901 the plot was vacant, with a wall in fr

In origin this is probably a small 17th-century cottage (cf. Nos.