Verger's House, And House Adjoining The Verger's House / Good News Centre

20 Aug 2002
Verger's House, And House Adjoining The Verger's House, Lewall Street, Newent, Forest Of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL18 1AN
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Good News Centre, High Street, Newent, Forest Of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL18 1AN
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SO 7225-7325 NEWENT HIGH STREET SO 7226-7326 (east side)

12/152 & 13/152 Good News Centre (formerly listed as Lewall Street, Verger's House, and House adjoining 2.10.54 the Verger's House)


Formerly 2 houses, now shop and restaurant; C16, altered C18 and C20; timber-framing, rendered panels, painted or rendered brickwork; tiled roof. Two-bay main wing, cross-wing, 2 storeys and attics. Windows to front 1979 to 1980 except for attics. On right jettied first floor cross-wing supported curved braces; 3- light casement on right, 2-light replacing doorway (outlined below) on left. To left 5-light shop front, glazed door and 2-light window, all under tiled lean-to on brackets. Boarded door to side entry beyond. First floor, exposed framing to jetty, jowelled corner posts, long curved braces to bressumer, 2 full studs, thin rails, 2-light casement in centre. Above tie-beam, brick gable with thin timber-framing, 2-light casement in apex, plain bargeboards. To left two 2-light casements; 3-light casement in gabled dormer. Brick chimney forward of ridge to left of cross- wing. Internally, first floor timber-framed front wall and gable to left half; timber-framed back and side walls to cross-wing, with long, curved brace in right wall to wall plate. Curved windbraces on right slope cross-wing: rear gable replaced by hip. Flat purlins in cross-wing. Rear wings, part added 1985, not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SO7215426004


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0221 IOE Records taken by Michael J H Bowden; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Michael J. H. Bowden. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Bowden, Michael J. H.

Rights Holder: Bowden, Michael J. H.


Brick, Render, Tile, Timber, Medieval Jettied House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Restaurant, Commercial, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Shop