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Latitude: 51.7072 / 51°42'25"N
Longitude: -2.6676 / 2°40'3"W
OS Eastings: 353964
OS Northings: 201152
OS Grid: SO539011
Mapcode National: GBR JM.3PP6
Mapcode Global: VH87F.QC33
Entry Name: Post Office
Listing Date: 7 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1186591
English Heritage Legacy ID: 354411
Location: Hewelsfield and Brockweir, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, NP16
District: Forest of Dean
Civil Parish: Hewelsfield and Brockweir
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Hewelsfield St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 50 SW
5/50 Post Office
Dwelling and shop. C16 but substantially remodelled in C19. Rendered, double-
roman tile roof and brick gable stack, left. To road is two storeys, 3-windowed,
all C19, three 8-pane sashes over one 12-pane fixed sash incorporating post-box,
3-light shop front, C20 door to transom light and one 12-pane sash. On left
return a 4-pane casement under similar. Blocked light under dripstone, and
a C19 lean-to exterior at back. At back a 2-light mullioned casement, but
also concealed by lean-to roof this wall has a 2-light cusped casement with
drip over the remains of a similar window, now blocked, reminiscent of work
in the Malt House (qv).
Interior: large stone bressummer fireplace with stone cheeks, stone spiral
stair, fine C17 door made from panelling, chamfered beams.
Unprepossessing exterior conceals important historical fragments.
Listing NGR: SO5396401152
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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