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High Woolaston Farmhouse and Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolaston, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6905 / 51°41'25"N

Longitude: -2.6114 / 2°36'41"W

OS Eastings: 357832

OS Northings: 199254

OS Grid: ST578992

Mapcode National: GBR JP.4RTY

Mapcode Global: VH87G.PR9Z

Entry Name: High Woolaston Farmhouse and Barn

Listing Date: 7 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347813

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354620

Location: Woolaston, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL15

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Woolaston

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Woolaston St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

WOOLASTON HIGH WOOLASTON
ST 59 NE
10/277 High Woolaston Farmhouse
and barn
- II
Farmhouse. Part 1600 much C18 and C19. Rendered, but outer wall of barn wing in
sandstone rubble, roofs triple Roman tile back of main block, Welsh slate for
majority of slopes, corrugated asbestos-cement to outer slope of barn. A U-plan
plus minor extensions on south corner; the principal, centre block has large stack
with moulded capping off-centre, right; a smaller capped stack to gable to road
on wing, left, and a large external stack on the outer face of this wing near south
end and a small stack at the ridge of main block, off-centre, left. Gabled ends
except outer return of main 'L', roofs generally very steep. 2½ storeys, road
elevation has in left gable a rectangular opening with iron bars to roof space,
then set back centre a small 2-light hipped dormer over 2 broad 2-light C19 case-
ments with bars, over two 16-pane sashes in broad sash boxes plus one 12-pane sash,
all these with brick cills; the right gable a C19 2-light casement over garage
doors. Facing courtyard, left are 2-light and 3-light C19 casements over a 12-pane
sash, and, in corner a 4-centred chamfered C17 door opening; in opposite, barn wing,
one plank door. Outer face of left wing various casements, and to barn small 2-
light wood casements, and in gable, right, series of pigeon openings over a square
opening, a 2-light casement and door. At back a plank door, left. Interior not
seen. Fireplaces removed in 1950 bore the date 1600, and the building had been
used for storage.
(VCH Gloucestershire, Vol X, p 102 ff).


Listing NGR: ST5783299254

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