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Latitude: 51.645 / 51°38'42"N
Longitude: -2.67 / 2°40'11"W
OS Eastings: 353736
OS Northings: 194236
OS Grid: ST537942
Mapcode National: GBR JM.7H38
Mapcode Global: VH87M.NXV9
Plus Code: 9C3VJ8WJ+22
Entry Name: Warehouse adjoining N Wye House
Listing Date: 24 March 1975
Last Amended: 12 November 2002
Source ID: 2482
Building Class: Commercial
Location: The main range of the W side of the central square of The Back.
Community: Chepstow (Cas-gwent)
Built-Up Area: Chepstow
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Late C18/early C19. This was used by Chepstow Wine and Spirit Co, Chepstow established as a bonding port for wine and spirits in 1838. The slag came from copper furnaces up-river at Redbrook; the copper plate, used on the bottom of ships to protect against marine flora and fauna, was handled through this port. Part site of the Wye Inn.
Large warehouse, attached at each side. Of brick in Flemish bond on a deep plinth of slag blocks; slate roof continuous with Wye House to left and hipped to right. Three storeys. Four-window range; upper floor has 2-light unglazed openings close under eaves; first floor has multipane sash windows under segmental arches, that at centre left enlarged; end left blocked. Five wide segmental-arched low ground floor doorways, 3 of which are blocked.
Interior on two floors has original timber roof with tie beams, a ramp for rolling barrels, wooden slat stairs.
Listed as a well-built C18 warehouse, an integral part of the quay complex. Group value with other listed buildings in The Back and St Ann's Street. Stuart house, the warehouse and Wye House form a continuous group.
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