Sheppey Corner

Sheppey Corner

Sheppey Corner is a thatched cottage in the picturesque Cotswold village of Stanton, Gloucestershire. The cottage was constructed around 1650, and it is often considered one of the most picturesque cottages in the Cotswolds, and is featured in many Cotswolds calenders and postcards; it is truly a cotswold cottage. Like the rest of the village, it is constructed entirely out of cotswold stone, a honey-coloured limestone that the Cotswold Hills consist of.


It can be found halfway up the high street, where there is a lane that breaks off up to the right.It is located near the town of Broadway, Worcestershire. Although it is officially in Worcestershire, it is actually more suited to Gloucestershire, as it is located on the border of the two counties. The village it is in is at the foot of the Cotswolds Escarpment. It is near Stanway, Gloucestershire, location of Stanway house.


Although it was originally one big house and barn, probably shared between one or two families, it is now divided into three cottages, Cloisters, Sheppey Cottage, and Pixie cottage. It was extended rearwards in the 1960s. On the near side cottage to the high street, Cloisters, there is a garage.

Next door to Cloisters is a large paddock, of which a little is cut away, what remains of the foundations of a house that was to be built there.

The Cotswolds Way

The Cotswold Way runs right by the front of the house, and thus the house is featured on many ramblers web sites.

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Sheerness — infobox UK place country = England official name= Sheerness static static image caption=Sheerness clock tower latitude= 51.4410 longitude= 0.7605 population = 11,654 (2001 census) shire district= Swale shire county = Kent region= South East… …   Wikipedia

  • Short Brothers — Infobox Company company name = Short Brothers plc company company type = Unquoted Public limited company founder = foundation = Battersea 1908 location city = Belfast location country = United Kingdom key people = area served = industry =… …   Wikipedia

  • GB-KEN — Grafschaft Kent Geographie Status: Zeremonielle und Verwaltungsgrafschaft …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Grafschaft Kent — Geographie Status: Zeremonielle und Verwaltungsgrafschaft …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Weston-super-Mare — Oldmixon redirects here. For the writer, see John Oldmixon. Coordinates: 51°20′46″N 2°58′37″W / 51.346°N 2.977°W / 51.34 …   Wikipedia

  • Kent — Grafschaft Kent Geographie Status: Zeremonielle und Verwaltungsgrafschaft …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Matthew Scott — Will Scott, 1925 Born William Matthew Scott 30 September 1893[1] Leeds, Yorkshire …   Wikipedia

  • Kent — County of Kent redirects here. For other uses, see Kent County (disambiguation). For other uses, see Kent (disambiguation). Kent Invicta Motto of County …   Wikipedia

  • Bath, Somerset — Coordinates: 51°23′N 2°22′W /  …   Wikipedia

  • Crewkerne — Coordinates: 50°52′49″N 2°47′38″W / 50.8803°N 2.7939°W / 50.8803; 2.7939 …   Wikipedia