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Post Office, Newent

Description: Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 125627

OS Grid Reference: SO7235925891
OS Grid Coordinates: 372359, 225891
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9308, -2.4034

Location: Church Street, Newent, Gloucestershire GL18 1AA

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

13/95 Nos 29 and 31 (Post Office)
(formerly listed as Post Office)


Post office and house; early C18, early C19, altered C20; Flemish
bond brickwork, pale to wall, red to quoins and openings, tiled
roof: brick to extension (No 29) red. Four windows wide, 'L' plan,
2 storeys and attic. Original building 3 windows wide,
symmetrical. Front door up 2 stone steps, 6 fielded panels, 3-pane
rectangular fanlight, moulded surround, flat projecting hood with
fluted frieze and small dentils over, below moulded cornice. To
left sash window, flat, rubbed-brick arch with projecting, capped
brick keystone. Below segmental head to cellar opening at ground
level. To right mid to late C20 four-light mullion and transom
window: lintel of original sash window survives above. First floor
3 sash windows, as ground floor, but with stone keystones: centre
window segmental head and fluted keystone. Modillion eaves
cornice, hipped roof with chimney each end: 3 hipped dormers, slate
cheeks, 2-light casement windows. One bay extension on right: 6-
panel door up 1 stone step, top panels-glazed, centre fielded,
bottom flush, in moulded surround, flat, projecting hood. To right
4-pane wide sash windows, with slightly cambered rubbed-brick arch.
Similar window first floor; separate hipped roof, chimney on right

Listing NGR: SO7235925888

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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