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Burford's Buildings, Sheep Street

North Side

The northern side is notable for some extensive commercial developments incorporating what were once separate houses: in particular the long frontages of the Lamb Inn (assembled in the 18th century), Garne's Brewery (created in the 19th), and the Bay Tree Hotel (created in the 20th).

Collection Items

Two cottages here in the 1650s were replaced in the early 18th century by a single farmstead, where malting was carried out long before the establi

Despite the early 18th-century style of the window surrounds and a broken pediment above the doorway, this is a mid 19th-century rebuild of an earl

Established in 1935, the Bay Tree Hotel encompasses two earlier houses.

Constructed for the County of Gloucester Bank Ltd in 1878, possibly to designs by James Medland of Gloucester, this commercial building displays a

As so often in Burford, the house's 18th-century façade conceals an earlier building.


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