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Pitman House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6371 / 51°38'13"N

Longitude: -2.3516 / 2°21'5"W

OS Eastings: 375764

OS Northings: 193205

OS Grid: ST757932

Mapcode National: GBR 0MF.69F

Mapcode Global: VH95G.635T

Entry Name: Pitman House

Listing Date: 23 June 1952

Last Amended: 16 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088884

English Heritage Legacy ID: 128230

Location: Wotton-under-Edge, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL12

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Wotton-under-Edge

Built-Up Area: Wotton-under-Edge

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Wotton-under-Edge with Ozleworth

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ST 7693
23.6.52 (east)

Pitman House (formerly
listed as Roslyn)


Detached house. Early C19. Smooth rendered, hipped slate roof. Three storey, three
window sashes with glazing bars set in deep reveals. Six panel door with traceried
fanlight, set in stone surround with open pediment on brackets. Wood eaves cornice.
Plaque left of door records that Sir Isaac Pitman here '..... invented his system of
shorthand known as Phonography in the year 1837'.

Listing NGR: ST7576493205

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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