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Good News Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Newent, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9319 / 51°55'54"N

Longitude: -2.4064 / 2°24'22"W

OS Eastings: 372154

OS Northings: 226004

OS Grid: SO721260

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.NKP8

Mapcode Global: VH93W.7PPX

Entry Name: Good News Centre

Listing Date: 2 October 1954

Last Amended: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125684

Location: Newent, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL18

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Newent

Built-Up Area: Newent

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Newent St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 7226-7326 (east side)

12/152 & 13/152 Good News Centre
(formerly listed as Lewall Street,
Verger's House, and House adjoining
2.10.54 the Verger's House)


Formerly 2 houses, now shop and restaurant; C16, altered C18 and
C20; timber-framing, rendered panels, painted or rendered
brickwork; tiled roof. Two-bay main wing, cross-wing, 2 storeys
and attics. Windows to front 1979 to 1980 except for attics. On
right jettied first floor cross-wing supported curved braces; 3-
light casement on right, 2-light replacing doorway (outlined below)
on left. To left 5-light shop front, glazed door and 2-light
window, all under tiled lean-to on brackets. Boarded door to side
entry beyond. First floor, exposed framing to jetty, jowelled
corner posts, long curved braces to bressumer, 2 full studs, thin
rails, 2-light casement in centre. Above tie-beam, brick gable
with thin timber-framing, 2-light casement in apex, plain
bargeboards. To left two 2-light casements; 3-light casement in
gabled dormer. Brick chimney forward of ridge to left of cross-
Internally, first floor timber-framed front wall and gable to left
half; timber-framed back and side walls to cross-wing, with long,
curved brace in right wall to wall plate. Curved windbraces on
right slope cross-wing: rear gable replaced by hip. Flat purlins
in cross-wing. Rear wings, part added 1985, not of special

Listing NGR: SO7215426004

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