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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1078530



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dymock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Mar-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 125875

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5/57 Boyce Court


House; early C17, second quarter C19. Front rendered, lined as ashlar, save ground floor, main block, banded rustication: rear wing Flemish-bond brickwork: slate roof. Five-window garden front, 2-rooms deep, 3 storeys, with L plan rear wing: 2-storey single-room wing on left. Garden front: symmetrical main block with slightly projecting centre bay. Plain plinth, recessed porch up one stone step, framed by Doric pilasters, Greek key ornament on stem, flat head. Semi-circular niche each side internally, 4-panel door in half-glazed screen with small, octagonal panes. Either side 2 sash windows; moulded string above. First floor 5 sash windows with eared surrounds and slightly projecting apron below. Moulded string above: second floor five 9-pane sashes, with beaded surround. Wide, moulded eaves, hipped roof, chimney on ridge to left of centre and at right end. Lower wing on left: sash window each side of 15-pane sash, extending to floor level, up 2 stone steps; above two 4-pane sashes, cambered head, within flat-headed opening. Flat roof. Internally, ground floor, hall behind porch dentil cornice; room on left panelled shutters, moulded door surround with corner paterae, ornate plaster cornice: room beyond on left panelled shutters and ceiling beams, plaster cornice. Early C17 'H' plan house, said to contain ceiling dated 1603: one wing replaced in early C19 by 3-storey block, with large, circular staircase behind centre of original house. In 1935 circular stairs and all but one room of old house demolished. (The Rev. J.E. Gethyn-Jones, Dymock down the Ages, 1966)

Listing NGR: SO7018630028

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Jones, J E G, Dymock down the Ages, (1966)

National Grid Reference: SO 70186 30028


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