Historic Houses in Gloucestershire

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This is our guide to the stately homes of Gloucestershire. For other historic properties see Historic Buildings in Gloucestershire

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This decisive battle saw Alfred the Great defeat the Danes under Guthrun


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Henry I dies after eating lampreys against doctor's orders

Henry's nephew Stephen rushes to England and is proclaimed king, even though Henry had named his daughter Matilda as his heir

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Stroud (Self catering)
Willow Cottage, Stroud

Willow Cottage

Willow Cottage offers ample ground floor accommodation consisting of an open plan area, a well equipped kitchen, dining area and a beautifully beamed lounge. Willow Cottage is tastefully decorated …
Sleeps 5

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Tetbury (Self catering)
Tumblers, Tetbury


This wonderful, semi-detached, stone-built cottage in Tetbury can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Tewkesbury (Hotel)
The Royal Hop Pole- a JD Wetherspoon Hotel

The Royal Hop Pole- a JD Wetherspoon Hotel

This well-known landmark is an amalgamation of historic buildings dating from the 15th and 18th centuries, known as a number of names, including The Crown during King Henry VIII's reign. However, eventually it was named The Royal Hop Pole when Queen Mary stayed in 1937 and gave it the official … more >>

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Cirencester (Hotel)
Stratton House Hotel

Stratton House Hotel

Your gateway to the Cotswolds and the former home of a leading wool merchant in Cirencester, the Stratton House Hotel has been extended in keeping with its 17th century facade. The non-smoking hotel is located close to the centre of Cirencester - the recognised 'capital' of the Cotswolds - and … more >>

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