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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: 1078537



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: 125888

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DYMOCK GREENWAY SO 73 SW 5/70 The Old Nailshop


House. Late C16 or early C17, enlarged late C17. Brick-nogged timber framing: a few wattle and daub panels at back, also signs of stone plinth. Three-bay, 1½ storey, lobby entry to left, one bay, 2-storey to right, slightly wider at rear. Main front to road, earlier, larger part to left, lighter timbers, 3 panels high to eaves: to right 4 panels high. Windows leaded lights. Two- light window to right, boarded door with single-light each side on right of lower part, door only covered late C20 porch, half-glazed above brick, glazed door, boarded gable. Three-light casement to left, and 2-light, latter replacing brace from corner post to sill. Above brick-on-edge nogging on left. First floor 2-light casement on right, 2 similar in swept dormers to lower part: brick chimney on ridge behind front door. Right return 3-light casement ground floor, late C20 two-light first, jowls to corner posts; 2-light casement in gable, 2 collars to truss, curved V struts in apex. Lower section end bays shorter than centre: one pair purlins, straight brace in centre bay, square ridge. Lean-to conservatory on left end not of special interest. Home of Wilfred Gibson, one of Dymock poets, 1913-14: associated with L. Abercrombie, R. Frost and Rupert Brooke. (The Rev. J.E. Gethyn-Jones, Dymock down the Ages, 1966; Oxford Literary Guide to British Isles, 1977)

Listing NGR: SO7023233202

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Oxford Literary Guide to the British Isles, (1977)
Jones, J E G, Dymock down the Ages, (1966)

National Grid Reference: SO 70232 33202


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