Kelcot House

by Alan Vickers

Kelcot is not the largest and certainly not the most imposing house in Shipton but, even at first sight, it has a quirkiness which makes the viewer want to know more of its past – why does it have a cut stone front for example and why a Georgian bay window and a rather elaborate Victorian one as well? What was its past relationship to Rose Cottage to which it is joined? Since buying the house just over two years ago, I have tried to uncover part of its history, at least back to about 1830 and this is the basis of this brief article

Read more about Kelcot House in this PDF of the Society’s Journal No 21

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