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Knapp House

A Grade II Listed Building in Longhope, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8659 / 51°51'57"N

Longitude: -2.4489 / 2°26'56"W

OS Eastings: 369184

OS Northings: 218686

OS Grid: SO691186

Mapcode National: GBR FY.SM4N

Mapcode Global: VH86S.HCQF

Entry Name: Knapp House

Listing Date: 23 September 1955

Last Amended: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354203

Location: Longhope, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL17

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Longhope

Built-Up Area: Longhope

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Longhope All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 61 NE

(east side)

Knapp House
(formerly listed as Knap House)


Detached house; mid C17, early C19. Timber-framed with wattle
and daub infill over rendered stone plinth; part rear random
rubble stone; left-hand half rendered wall; slate roof. Four
room plan, in line. Main facade: right-half timber-framed at
first-floor, 3 panels high: 2 sash windows. Ground floor boarded
door on right under segmental sheet metal hood supported by 2 iron
rods: to left a 4-pane wide sash window, with further door at left
end. Left half of front set forward slightly, but roof
continuous: upper floor level higher than on right. Two sash
windows first-floor: below wider windows under hoodmoulds: right-
hand one retains 4-pane wide sash window. Right-hand gable, stone
ground floor, timber-framing on first, with braces from corner
posts extending only one panel down: gable timberwork rendered
Internally timber-framed half originally had attic floor, set only
half in roof: of 2 bays originally, without tie-beam, principal
rafters being tenoned into brace between wall-head and floor beam
(2 braces survive). Re-roofed as 3 bays. Three panelled doors
with scratch mouldings survive to stairs in right-hand hall.

Listing NGR: SO6918418686

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

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