Harwood House

10 May 2006
Harwood House, 4 Market Square, Newent, Forest Of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL18 1PS
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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 MARKET SQUARE (south-west side)

13/166 No 4 (Harwood House)


House: early-mid C17, altered probably early C19; rough render to facade, plain render to plinth, tiled roof: brick-nogged timber- framing to right gable, weatherboarding over. 3-window wide, L- plan, 2 storeys and attics, 2 rooms deep. Central front door, single stone step, half-glazed with marginal lights over 2 flush panels, plain rectangular fanlight. Moulded surround, consoles and shaped brackets to open pediment. On right C20 three-light mullion and transom window, flat head: below flat head to boarded cellar opening. On left 21-pane shop window, between pilasters to ground, flat top with brackets, deep fascia and weatherboard. To left boarded door to side passage, steep segmental head. First floor a 3-light mullion and transom window, flat head, over each ground floor window; small, 4-pane window over side entry.

Moulded timber eaves: two 3-light hipped dormers, iron opening casement, leaded lights. Large chimney in angle with rear wing: lean-to to rest of rear. Plain brick chimney from eaves at right end, front.

Internally heavy chamfers to ceiling beams, ground floor: large, ashlar base to chimney. Splat balusters to stairs, probably repositioned. Roof 2 long bays, cut tie-beam truss. Front wall to attic exposed timber-framing internally, square panels, and panels with multiple diagonal timbers. Originally a large, timber-framed house, later refronted.

Listing NGR: SO7224325818


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0582 IOE Records taken by Terence J Devine; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Terence J Devine. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Devine, Terence J

Rights Holder: Devine, Terence J


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