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Forwood West and Forwood East

A Grade II Listed Building in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6993 / 51°41'57"N

Longitude: -2.1917 / 2°11'30"W

OS Eastings: 386847

OS Northings: 200077

OS Grid: SO868000

Mapcode National: GBR 1N5.JP0

Mapcode Global: VH954.YKP5

Entry Name: Forwood West and Forwood East

Listing Date: 24 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091097

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133030

Location: Minchinhampton, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Minchinhampton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Minchinhampton with Box

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


19/240 Forwood West and Forwood East


Formerly large detached house, now 2 houses. Mid-late C17;
enlarged and extensively restored early-mid C19 for Playne family.
Random rubble limestone, roughcast-faced except rear; ashlar
chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-storey with attic. Front: 4
parapet gables, 3 to right forming symmetrical element with smaller
central gable, this having doorway with 2-light mullioned casement
above and small niche in gable apex, ball finial. Canted bay
window to outer pair of gables with 3-light upper floor and 2-light
attic mullioned casements above, all apparently C19 replacements.
Further gable to left with mixed C19 fenestration. Flat roofed
addition in angle with gabled wing to right. Good set of 5 ridge-
mounted chimneys with paired shafts, combined moulded caps with
tapering square stone pots. Parapet gabled ends. Rear: various
gabled wings. Interior not inspected: probably extensively altered
in Cl9.
(N.M. Herbert, 'Minchinhampton' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 184-

Listing NGR: SO8684700077

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