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Good News Centre, Newent

Description: Good News Centre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 125684

OS Grid Reference: SO7215426004
OS Grid Coordinates: 372154, 226004
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9318, -2.4064

Location: 12 B4216, Newent, Gloucestershire GL18 1AN

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

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Listing Text

SO 7226-7326 (east side)

12/152 & 13/152 Good News Centre
(formerly listed as Lewall Street,
Verger's House, and House adjoining
2.10.54 the Verger's House)


Formerly 2 houses, now shop and restaurant; C16, altered C18 and
C20; timber-framing, rendered panels, painted or rendered
brickwork; tiled roof. Two-bay main wing, cross-wing, 2 storeys
and attics. Windows to front 1979 to 1980 except for attics. On
right jettied first floor cross-wing supported curved braces; 3-
light casement on right, 2-light replacing doorway (outlined below)
on left. To left 5-light shop front, glazed door and 2-light
window, all under tiled lean-to on brackets. Boarded door to side
entry beyond. First floor, exposed framing to jetty, jowelled
corner posts, long curved braces to bressumer, 2 full studs, thin
rails, 2-light casement in centre. Above tie-beam, brick gable
with thin timber-framing, 2-light casement in apex, plain
bargeboards. To left two 2-light casements; 3-light casement in
gabled dormer. Brick chimney forward of ridge to left of cross-
Internally, first floor timber-framed front wall and gable to left
half; timber-framed back and side walls to cross-wing, with long,
curved brace in right wall to wall plate. Curved windbraces on
right slope cross-wing: rear gable replaced by hip. Flat purlins
in cross-wing. Rear wings, part added 1985, not of special

Listing NGR: SO7215426004

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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