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Mantley House, Newent

Description: Mantley House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 125706

OS Grid Reference: SO7149626112
OS Grid Coordinates: 371496, 226112
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9328, -2.4160

Location: B4221, Newent, Gloucestershire GL18 1QU

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

3/170 Mantley House


Farmhouse: 1761, 1776 (datestones). Flemish-bond brickwork,
rusticated quoins to front (1776), random rubble sides and back,
larger stone quoins: 1761 wing similar stone; tiled roofs. L-
plan, each wing 3 windows wide, 1 room deep, stair turret on rear
main part; 2 storeys and attics. Main block, entrance front,
stone plinth: front door left of centre, 6-panel, top 2 glazed,
rest fielded, flat head, V-jointed stone voussoirs, horizontal
kneeler each end, flat, projecting hood. To left 3-light mullion
and transom window, stone sill, cambered stone voussoirs over,
higher keystone, horizontal kneelers each end. To right similar
window, position second covered by a C20 conservatory. First
floor 3 similar windows, datestone over front door. Brick-on-edge
dentil eaves: hipped roof. Three gabled dormers, 2-light
casement windows. Left return stone base to brick chimney,
carries sundial, dated 1777, restored 1894. Similar chimney on
ridge between second and third windows. Right return, first part
covered by conservatory to both floors: to right two 2-light
casement windows, flat head, no lintel: between double boarded
door. Above 2 similar windows. Right return atone steps up to
door: 3-light casement above, datestone in top of gable. Brick
chimney on ridge, house end of wing. Angle between 2 wings behind
filled by lower building. Interior not inspected. Forms
unusually complete group with contemporary or older farm buildings

Listing NGR: SO7149626112

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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