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Callow Farmhouse, Dymock

Description: Callow Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 125876

OS Grid Reference: SO7211931231
OS Grid Coordinates: 372119, 231231
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9788, -2.4073

Location: M50, Dymock, Gloucestershire GL18 2DQ

Locality: Dymock
Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL18 2DQ

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Listing Text

SO 73 SW

5/58 Callow Farmhouse



Farmhouse. Late C16, mid C17, altered C18, C19, C20. Timber
framed, brick-nogged: stone bases to 2 chimneys; brick rebuild to
front, and rear extension: tiled roof. H plan, rear yard infilled
later: 2 storeys. Rear elevation, towards farmyard: gable on
left. Ground floor rebuilt in brick, 3-light casement on left,
boarded door on right. Above close-studded timber-framing, storey-
height: blocked central window, 3-light casement to left. Collar
and tie-beam gable, close studded. Two external brick chimneys
left return. To right projecting later dairy, English garden wall
bond brickwork: boarded door left return, two 2-light casements
facade. Stone chimney base rises from roof, 2 diamond-set brick
stacks above. To right gable: steps down to boarded door to
cellar. Above close-studded timber-framing, 2-panel high per
floor. External brick stack on right side gable: small window to
ground floor left, 2-light casement first and gable: last with
multiple 'V' struts in panels. Right return, close studded 2-panel
high timber-framing to ground floor, square framing 3-panel high
above. Projecting stone chimney base with plinth right of centre:
ground floor to left 3-light casement in part of former larger
window: blocked window to right. First floor same, with single-
light window in addition against chimney on left. Above 2 brick
stacks, with diamond panels decorated fleur-de-lys in link.
Internally: some exposed timber-framed walls: steeply cambered
arch to blocked door in left wing. Central room and front right
wide chamfer to ceiling beams, pyramid stops: large fireplaces,
1643 fireback in front room. Rear room, and first floor, right
wing, hollow chamfers to ceiling beams. Queen-strut truss to
right wing, 2 pairs purlins, curved braces, square ridge. Centre
and right wing added to earlier left. Forms group with barn and
cowhousing (q.v.).
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire, The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970;
the Rev. J. E. Gethyn-Jones, Dymock down the Ages, 1966.)

Listing NGR: SO7211931231

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Source: English Heritage

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