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THE OLD HOUSE

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.

Name: THE OLD HOUSE

List entry Number: 1101482

Location

THE OLD HOUSE, LOWER HIGH STREET

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Newnham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 25-Jan-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 354034

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SO 61 SE NEWNHAM LOWER HIGH STREET (north-west side) 2/66 The old House (formerly 10.1.55 listed as Olde House under High Street)

GV II* Large free-standing dwelling set back from street. C16 and C17, with late C18 front. Painted brick, stone quoins and moulded strings at three levels, parapet; Welsh slate hipped roof. Front block with lateral stacks, two deep projecting wings, including large external stack, right. Three storeys, 3- windowed, but 4 at ground floor, sashes with glazing bars, in reveals, stepped voussoirs, stone cills; stepped heads probably cut from single stone. Bold projecting Doric portico with responds. Entrance hall has large fire- place, left, with very deep stone lintol; early C18 stair open square well, heavy moulded handrail, square newels, twisted balusters; two Gothick windows to stair hall, back. Dining Room C18 painted panelling and fire surround including fluted Doric pilasters and triglyph frieze. Many windows with C18 shutters. Large vaulted stone cellar, formerly approaching by flight stone steps, right, from external access.

Listing NGR: SO6919911973

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National Grid Reference: SO 69199 11973

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