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Allums, Dymock

Description: Allums

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 125905

OS Grid Reference: SO6898331289
OS Grid Coordinates: 368983, 231289
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9792, -2.4530

Location: Dymock, Gloucestershire GL18 2AN

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

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Listing Text

SO 63 SE (west side)

4/87 Allums


Farmhouse, C17, early C18, altered mid C20. Rear wing Flemish-bond
brickwork ground floor, brick-nogged timber-framing above, stone
slate roof; front Flemish-bond brickwork on stone plinth, tiled
roof. 'L' plan; 3-bay, 2½ storey back, one room deep; 3-window,
2-storey front: angle later infilled. Garden elevation, end of
brick front on right. Ground floor: main posts continue through,
framing between replaced brickwork with weatherboard over. Four-
light, cyma-moulded casements each side, iron opening lights;
narrower centre bay, boarded door, rectangular 4-pane fanlight,
under hipped porch, on timber front posts. To left cambered head to
cellar window. To right, in brick end of front, 6-panel door, all
flush, up one stone step, under swept hipped lead roof to open
porch, on iron rods set in large tapered stone bases. First floor:
framing 2 panels high, angle braces main posts to wallplate in end
bays: 4-light casement on left, 2-light blocked; 3-light centre,
4-light casement on right, all with iron opening lights. No
opening in brick end on right. Two gabled dormers, 2-light
casements to timber-framed section; external chimney left gable:
dentil eaves to brick front, hipped roof, large brick chimney on
ridge just to right of original building. Wide hollow chamfers to
beams in left and right rooms in 3-bay rear wing. Timber-framed
house, enlarged with early C18 wing at right angles on right end to
become new front.
(The Rev. J.E. Gethyn-Jones, Dymock down the Ages, 1966)

Listing NGR: SO6898331289

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Source: English Heritage

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