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General Stores

A Grade II Listed Building in Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8644 / 51°51'51"N

Longitude: -2.4899 / 2°29'23"W

OS Eastings: 366363

OS Northings: 218537

OS Grid: SO663185

Mapcode National: GBR FW.SP0T

Mapcode Global: VH86R.SDKL

Entry Name: General Stores

Listing Date: 23 September 1955

Last Amended: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354248

Location: Mitcheldean, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL17

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Mitcheldean

Built-Up Area: Mitcheldean

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Mitcheldean St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(south side)

6/167 General Stores
(formerly listed as Mill End Street,
Post office and house occupied by
23.9.55 Mr. R. C. Roberts)
House and shop in row; C15 to C19, with later alterations;
rendered stone on timber-framing to front, coursed, squared stone
to right-hand wing; roughly squared stone to rear: asbestos slate
roofs. U-plan, each wing one room deep, courtyard open to rear,
all 2 storey. Street facade: on left 4-bay, 2 window building:
ground floor C20 door to right of centre: 2-light casement window
to right, 15-pane horizontal window on left, 2-panes top hung
casements, both windows early C19. Jetty to first floor, main
beams only exposed, giving 2 wide, 2 narrow bays. 2 late C20 2-
light casement windows first floor. Roof continuous with section
on right and Church Cottage on left (q.v.). To right, 4-bay
building, ground floor late C20 shop front: jetty higher than to
left, slight projection on left, tapering to nothing on right.
First floor 2-light casement window on left, with 2 windows covered
over centre and right. At right-hand end stone gable of one-and-
a-half storey wing, said to have been a malthouse. Ground floor
double boarded doors to right of centre, with timber lintel;
square, boarded-up window in gable. On right return remains of
stone steps up to former door to upper floor. A row of beeboles
formed in rear gable.
Internally: left section, large gable chimneys remain below roof
level: on ground floor at left end a panelled door with butterfly
hinges to a cupboard. Exposed chamfered beams in ceiling. on
first floor some close-studded timber-framing exposed at rear
internally. Roof 3 collar trusses, 2 with double collars, short
king-post, and principals cut short at upper collar. Right-hand,
shop section: exposed, moulded cross-beams to left part of ground
floor ceiling: first floor ceiling over part, inserted before C18.
Sortie timber-framing exposed internally in front wall. One closed
roof truss, 3 open, latter arch-braced collar trusses, one with
cambered tie beam and braces to walls: top triangle foiled. fling
to right 7-bay, collar trusses with angle struts: one truss only
originally had a tie beam. Originally 2 separate buildings, each
with rear wing, to form L-plan, now combined in one use and

Listing NGR: SO6636318537

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