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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: 1078624



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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Newent

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Oct-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 125684

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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

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National Grid Reference: SO 72154 26004


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