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8, Broad Street, Newent

Description: 8, Broad Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 125615

OS Grid Reference: SO7221225838
OS Grid Coordinates: 372212, 225838
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9304, -2.4055

Location: 23 Broad Street, Newent, Gloucestershire GL18 1AH

Locality: Newent
Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL18 1AH

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Listing Text

(south side)

13/83 No 8
(formerly listed as Lloyds Bank)


Bank; early C18; Flemish bond brickwork, rusticated stone quoins,
tiled roof. Five windows wide, 2 rooms deep, 2 storeys with
attics. Symmetrical facade, centre breaking forward slightly.
Door up 4 stone steps, paired doors, each with 4 fielded panels;
semi-circular fanlight, with intersecting glazing bars, moulded
surround with keystone. Either side attached Roman Doric fluted
columns, with behind plain Doric pilasters. Doric architrave and
frieze to columns and pilasters; open pediment with mutules. Two
sash windows each side, weight boxes flush with brick work, single-
pane sashes, flat rubbed brick arches. First floor centre Venetian
window, sashes, central one 4 panes wide. Two sash windows either
side, all to first floor with thick glazing bars and rubbed brick
arches. Modillion eaves cornice, carried up to form pediment in
centre. Diocletian window in pediment, with cartouche over. A
hipped dormer each side, modillion eaves, 2-light casement window.
Square brick chimneys behind ridge on each gable. Roof has small,
central valley.
Interior: panelled shutters to ground floor and Venetian window.
Front room on right some panelling; semi-circular headed cupboard
on gable wall, separate top and bottom panelled doors, false
keystone, flanked fluted Doric pilasters. Stairs have fluted
newels, spiral balusters, swept moulded handrail, matching dado
panelling. Semi-circular headed window to stairs at rear, 6 panes
wide. Modillion plaster cornice to landing, runs from front to
back of house. Panelled seat below Venetian window. Six-panel
doors off landing. (D.Verey, Gloucestershire, the Vale and the
Forest of Dean, 1970).

Listing NGR: SO7221225838

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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