Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1078536

Date first listed: 17-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: GREENWAY HOUSE


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Statutory Address: GREENWAY HOUSE

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean (District Authority)

Parish: Dymock

National Grid Reference: SO 69570 33453


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4/68 Greenway House


House. C16 or early C17, early C18, 1776 for T. Hankins (datestone), Cl9 alterations. Flemish bond brickwork right and centre front, English bond front part left wing, Flemish rear: tiled roof. 'H' plan, 2 bay, 1 room deep centre, 4 or 5-bay left wing (all 2 storeys), 2-bay right wing, 3 storeys. Entrance front: right wing stone plinth; Venetian window ground and first floors, stone surround and pillars, 2-pane sashes. Diocletian window, stone surround second floor, casements, stone eaves cornice, becoming dentil brick eaves to sides: hipped roof, centre valley discharging to rear. External chimney right return: cellar door down steps behind with datestone. Centre section set back on left: lean-to verandah across front, 5 iron columns, glass roof missing at survey (1985). Behind tripartite window on right, 2-pane sashes, cambered rubbed brick arch over. In centre 8-panel front door, panelled reveals, Roman Doric pilasters, blind intersecting tracery to semi-circular head, cut by verandah, creasing for former gabled porch. Above two 4-pane sashes, flat brick arch over, 2 plain brick parapet gables: to left a large brick chimney base, 4 diamond-set flues above. Projecting gable end on left, tripartite window, 4-pane sashes, flat rubbed brick arches to ground and first floors. Left return 2-light mullion and transom window, iron opening light; vertical joint in brickwork; 3-light similar on left, 2-light casement, all with cambered brick arches. Above 3- light mullion and transom on right, leaded lights to top section, flat head; vertical joint in brickwork, 4-light casement and 2- light mullion and transom to left, cambered brick arches. Dentil eaves above, chimney on ridge to right of vertical joint. Random rubble extension at right-angles on left, 3-light casement on right return, gable chimney. Interior: eared door surround to right front room, 6-panel door, dado rail, panelled shutters. Stairs behind, dogleg, moulded swept handrail on turned balusters, fretwork ends to steps, dog-gate part way up. Five-panel door to rear left of entrance hall. Dado rail and panelled shutters front left room, 1661 cast-iron fireback, moulded plaster cornice. Two C17 panelled cupboards. Timber- framed truss behind both left-hand gables: left wing 2 pairs purlins, square-set ridge, centre similar. Timber framed house, H or T plan, cased later in brickwork; left wing widened when cased. First floor ceilings raised in centre and left wing front. Right wing appears to have replaced timber-framed cross wing or extension in 1776. Used as a school in early Cl9. Forms group with cider house (q.v.). (the Rev. J.E. Gethyn-Jones, Dymock down the Ages, 1966)

Listing NGR: SO6957033453


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Legacy System number: 125886

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

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