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Latitude: 51.9612 / 51°57'40"N
Longitude: -2.3946 / 2°23'40"W
OS Eastings: 372983
OS Northings: 229267
OS Grid: SO729292
Mapcode National: GBR 0HH.1F5
Mapcode Global: VH93P.FYYX
Entry Name: Beggar's Roost
Listing Date: 21 April 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1078608
English Heritage Legacy ID: 125746
Location: Pauntley, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL18
District: Forest of Dean
Civil Parish: Pauntley
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Pauntley St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 72 NW PAUNTLEY POOL HILL
3/210 Beggar's Roost
Former pair of semi-detached cottages, now single house. Probably
late C18 or C19. Spindly timber framing, white-painted brick
nogging, no jowl to main posts: thatched roof. U plan, gabled
wings with recessed centre, slightly set-back lean-to each end,
covered by sweep of main roof. C20 extensions to rear.
Originally 1 room deep, 1½ storeys. Front, all windows late C20.
On right 2-light casement in extension, 3-light in gable. Boarded
front door in right half of centre, gabled thatched porch on shaped
brackets: to left 3-light casement. Circular, single-pane window
in right return of left gable, 3-light casement in gable, boarded
door to left lean-to. First floor 3-light casements in gables,
St. Andrews cross framing below, 2 collars and curved V struts
above. Two gabled dormers to recess, each with 2-light casement.
Lateral chimneys to outer face of main gabled wings, bases
enveloped by lean-tos. Exposed base rendered, 3 diamond-set
square flues above, oversailing heads. First rear extension added
after 1924 (25" O.S. map), second late C20.
Interior much modified. An unusual composition, designed for
Listing NGR: SO7298329267
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