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High House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dymock, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9787 / 51°58'43"N

Longitude: -2.4386 / 2°26'19"W

OS Eastings: 369968

OS Northings: 231226

OS Grid: SO699312

Mapcode National: GBR FY.KHQM

Mapcode Global: VH866.PJ4H

Entry Name: High House

Listing Date: 17 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125937

Location: Dymock, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL18

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Dymock

Built-Up Area: Dymock

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Dymock St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 63 SE (north side)

4/119 High House


Former vicarage, now flats. Mid-late C18, altered late C19, late
C20. English-bond brickwork, ribbed concrete tiles. 'L' plan,
5-window front, singre-bay rear wing, 3 storeys above cellars:
single and 2-storey wing added to form 'U'. Front elevation:
central door behind single-storey porch, up 6 stone steps with
flanking brick walls: plain, rendered sides to porch, heavy
cornice, flat roof: 2-pane sashes each side. Covers 6-panel door,
all fielded, rectangular fanlight with St. Andrew's cross in 2
halves. To left, 2 sash windows, flat rubbed brick arches; plain
brick string course above. Below, cambered heads to cellar
openings. On left tripartite window, under cambered brick arch:
projecting dentil course to verge to gable over. To right canted
single-storey brick bay, double sash in centre, single pane lower,
2 pane upper, brick piers, stone lintels, hipped lead roof. First
floor 5 sash windows, rubbed brick arches: second floor five 9-
pane sashes, timber lintels, moulded brick eaves. Chimneys on
each gable. Right return; front, 2 blind openings per floor,
string course as front left, except first floor, 2-light mullion
and transom window on left. To rear added wing, 2-pane sashes
ground and first floor, casement second floor, with cambered brick
arches: chimneys on left and right of wing from eaves.
Internally, open-well, stair in rear wing, turned balusters, 3 per
tread, cut string, moulded handrail, square newels: may have been
remade in C19. Wing on left and rear wing on right late C19
additions, as bay window on front. Forms group with church
(The Rev. J. E. Gethyn-Jones, Dymock down the Ages, 1966; D.
Verey, Gloucestershire, the Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970.)

Listing NGR: SO6996831226

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