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Latitude: 51.6786 / 51°40'42"N
Longitude: -2.6172 / 2°37'2"W
OS Eastings: 357418
OS Northings: 197940
OS Grid: ST574979
Mapcode National: GBR JP.5JCB
Mapcode Global: VH87N.L27H
Entry Name: Stroat Farmhouse
Listing Date: 7 August 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1099177
English Heritage Legacy ID: 354553
Location: Tidenham, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, NP16
District: Forest of Dean
Civil Parish: Tidenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Tidenham St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
TIDENHAM A48, STROAT
ST 59 NE
10/207 Stroat Farmhouse
Farmhouse. c1600 and C19. Rendered rubble, Welsh slate roof, 2 large external
gable stacks to right and 1 large gable stack, left, all with triple flues. The
main farmhouse is an L-shaped block, with return arm to the right, and principal
entrance, not now used as such, at the back, in the internal corner of the L,
opposite the staircase rising on the road side; a second entry on the right return,
between the large stacks. A later and lower block adjoins and intercommunicates,
left. Road front is 2½ storeys, 2-windowed, small C20 gabled dormers over 3-light
wood casements with transomes, and blank centre section of walling; at side, right,
plank door in C20 glazed porch, and at back 2 or 3-light casements, some with
transom, and in a projecting full-height gabled porch a plank door with nail-heads
and strap hinges in a broad moulded wood frame. The C19 block, left 2 storeys,
2-windowed, 4 and 3-light casement over 3-light with transom, right, and blank door
left. Interior: Mostly original steep A-frame roofs with high collar; tight open-
well stair with heavy saddle-back handrail, square newels, some with finials, and
turned ex-square balusters, approached through a contemporary haunched wood arch
with dropped finial, opposite main door. Some rooms with unusually large beams
with run-out chamfers, and in the passage from the side entry a large shell cupboard
backing into main room (formerly perhaps a doorway); this front room over a cellar.
Back room has bolection mould fireplace, and there are many broad plank doors.
Formerly a very noble property.
Listing NGR: ST5741897940
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