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The Old House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newnham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8055 / 51°48'19"N

Longitude: -2.4481 / 2°26'53"W

OS Eastings: 369199

OS Northings: 211973

OS Grid: SO691119

Mapcode National: GBR FY.XFC8

Mapcode Global: VH86Z.JW47

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 10 January 1955

Last Amended: 25 January 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101482

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354034

Location: Newnham, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Newnham

Built-Up Area: Newnham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Newnham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 61 SE NEWNHAM LOWER HIGH STREET
(north-west side)
2/66
The old House (formerly
10.1.55 listed as Olde House
under High Street)

GV II*

Large free-standing dwelling set back from street. C16 and C17, with late
C18 front. Painted brick, stone quoins and moulded strings at three levels,
parapet; Welsh slate hipped roof. Front block with lateral stacks, two deep
projecting wings, including large external stack, right. Three storeys, 3-
windowed, but 4 at ground floor, sashes with glazing bars, in reveals,
stepped voussoirs, stone cills; stepped heads probably cut from single stone.
Bold projecting Doric portico with responds. Entrance hall has large fire-
place, left, with very deep stone lintol; early C18 stair open square well,
heavy moulded handrail, square newels, twisted balusters; two Gothick windows
to stair hall, back. Dining Room C18 painted panelling and fire surround
including fluted Doric pilasters and triglyph frieze. Many windows with C18
shutters. Large vaulted stone cellar, formerly approaching by flight stone
steps, right, from external access.


Listing NGR: SO6919911973

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

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