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The Old Nailshop, Dymock

Description: The Old Nailshop

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 125888

OS Grid Reference: SO7023233202
OS Grid Coordinates: 370232, 233202
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9965, -2.4350

Location: B4216, Dymock, Gloucestershire GL18 2DU

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

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Listing Text

SO 73 SW
5/70 The Old Nailshop


House. Late C16 or early C17, enlarged late C17. Brick-nogged
timber framing: a few wattle and daub panels at back, also signs
of stone plinth. Three-bay, 1½ storey, lobby entry to left, one
bay, 2-storey to right, slightly wider at rear. Main front to
road, earlier, larger part to left, lighter timbers, 3 panels high
to eaves: to right 4 panels high. Windows leaded lights. Two-
light window to right, boarded door with single-light each side on
right of lower part, door only covered late C20 porch, half-glazed
above brick, glazed door, boarded gable. Three-light casement to
left, and 2-light, latter replacing brace from corner post to sill.
Above brick-on-edge nogging on left. First floor 2-light casement
on right, 2 similar in swept dormers to lower part: brick chimney
on ridge behind front door. Right return 3-light casement ground
floor, late C20 two-light first, jowls to corner posts; 2-light
casement in gable, 2 collars to truss, curved V struts in apex.
Lower section end bays shorter than centre: one pair purlins,
straight brace in centre bay, square ridge. Lean-to conservatory
on left end not of special interest. Home of Wilfred Gibson, one
of Dymock poets, 1913-14: associated with L. Abercrombie, R. Frost
and Rupert Brooke.
(The Rev. J.E. Gethyn-Jones, Dymock down the Ages, 1966; Oxford
Literary Guide to British Isles, 1977)

Listing NGR: SO7023233202

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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