MARKET HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1078631

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1954

Statutory Address: MARKET HOUSE, MARKET SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MARKET HOUSE, MARKET SQUARE

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean (District Authority)

Parish: Newent

National Grid Reference: SO 72255 25831

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History

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Details

SO 7225-7325 NEWENT MARKET SQUARE

13/165 Market House

2.10.54

GV II

Market House; late C16 or early C17, restored 1864 for R.F.Onslow. Heavy timber posts on stone bases, ground floor; close-studded timber-framing, white-rendered infill above: tiled roof. 3-bay hall, small semi-octagonal extension one end: 2 storeys. Ground floor slight chamfer to posts, row down centre of building, curved braces to bressumers: posts to semi-octagon much smaller section. First floor close studding, no centre rail: straight braces corner posts to bressumer: 4-light timber window, flat head, trefoil- heads to lancets. Gable over centre north-east face: raised on small, square panels, curved corner decoration. Diagonal timbers form diamond-set square pattern,carved bargeboards, timber finial, iron weathervane. Extension 1 lancet per face, hipped roof. Right return as north-east face, but heavy jowls to posts: gable close studded up to collar, V-struts above. Wooden steps up to external door south-west face. Internally, open below. Upper hall boarded, panelled sloping ceiling: cambered tie-beams to 2 trusses; measured drawing exhibited in hall shows 2 pairs angle struts, collar and V-struts over. Extension forms separate room; added 1864. Photograph of c1840 painting in hall shows exterior largely unaltered by restoration. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument, AM No 114. (Kelly's, Gloucestershire Directory, 1885.)

Listing NGR: SO7225525831

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 125698

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Sources

Books and journals
'Kellys Directory' in Gloucestershire, (1885)

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