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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1088884
English Heritage Legacy ID: 128230
Location: Wotton-under-Edge, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL12
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
4/159 WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE ORCHARD STREET
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
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