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Statutory Address:

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

Forest of Dean (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 74871 34137



5/16 Brown's End


House. C17, altered late C18, early C20. Timber-framed, rendered over with wet dash, since largely covered with dummy close-studded framing. Flemish-bond brickwork to rear wing and porch: roof tiled except right return, shingles. 'H'-plan, 4-bay centre, 2 and 3 bay wings. Front: applied timber-framing over brick plinth, 1 panel high ground floor, 2 first floor. Windows largely leaded lights, mullion and transom, of same date as applied framing. To right, projecting gable; 3-light window. In angle to recessed centre projecting early C20 brick porch, 4-light iron casement window, flat head: blocked door left return, altered to window. Centre boarded door with narrow side-lights under open gabled porch, carried on 4 Jacobean style columns: 3-light window either side. Single-storey canted bay, hipped roof on left gable, 3-light window, plain glass lower part. First floor 2-light window right gable and in porch, latter with cambered brick arch. Coved eaves to centre, 3 irregularly spaced 2-light casement windows below: 3- light casement in left gable. Plain bargeboards to gables with timber apex finial: hipped dormer right of centre, 2-light casement. Brick chimney on ridge behind timber porch, also on ridge to right wing towards rear; brick chimney left return. Internally: ceiling of room to right of timber porch divided into 9 by heavy chamfered beams, with double-splayed stops. Door to rear on right 7 fielded panels, 'Y' tracery to semi-circular head, fielded panels to spandrels over, with dummy keystone. Room to front right gable panelled on 3 sides, moulded cornice over, 2 plain beams morticed for separate ceiling joists. Bar stop to heavy chamfer in ceiling beam, room behind. Dogleg stairs behind brick porch, dividing 2 ways at hal.f landing, moulded handrail, turned balusters. Two-panel doors first floor, off stairs, original hinges and latches. Beams right room centre similar stops to room below, but smaller chamfer. Original timber framing exposed right wing first floor and right part of centre: main posts and some framing to left wing. One original window to rear of centre part, first floor, 2-light ovolo-moulded mullion and transom with iron opening light. Centre roof 2 pairs purlins, square ridge. Shingles said to replace stone slates. Left wing extended at rear early C20: altered slightly following fire 1950's. Forms group with bakehouse and barn (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO7487134137


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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