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1-9, Cookson Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydney, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7138 / 51°42'49"N

Longitude: -2.53 / 2°31'48"W

OS Eastings: 363478

OS Northings: 201812

OS Grid: SO634018

Mapcode National: GBR JT.388Z

Mapcode Global: VH87J.36B0

Plus Code: 9C3VPF79+GX

Entry Name: 1-9, Cookson Terrace

Listing Date: 7 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186610

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354462

Location: Lydney, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL15

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Lydney

Built-Up Area: Lydney

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Lydney St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12 April 2021 to update name and address and amend description due to change of use of building and to reformat the text to current standards

SO 60 SW

Cookson Terrace, Nos 1-9 (inclusive)

(Formerly listed as Cookson Terrace, Nos 1-9 (inclusive), HARBOUR ROAD (north side))

Terrace of dwellings and former hotel. Dated 1858 on hopper-head. Snecked sandstone, welsh slate roof, eight very deep and narrow stacks and two smaller end stacks. A formal composition with central two bays at three storeys plus basement, flanked each side by six bays at two storeys and basement plus two bay units the same; the basements approached at the back and facilitated by fall in ground level. The end and centre two gabled units step forward c 1.5 metres from flanking six-windowed wings in which first floor windows are set to flush gablets, all gables with verges brought forward on wood brackets, and gutter carried straight across in wing sections. Total of eighteen windows, all sashes with horizontal bar (but Nos 1 and 5 with four pane sashes at first floor) in flat segmental pointed arches with flush voussoirs; nine plank doors with plain transom light over, in arches as windows, and under steep pointed slated gable porches on wood brackets.

Originally built as hotel in centre unit, and houses for railway employees of the Severn and Wye Railway. The terrace, in excellent condition at the time of survey (August 1983) is not only a striking architectural concept, but is also a significant reminder of Lydney's earlier history.

Listing NGR: SO6347801812

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