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High House, Dymock

Description: High House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 125937

OS Grid Reference: SO6996831226
OS Grid Coordinates: 369968, 231226
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9787, -2.4386

Location: B4215, Dymock, Gloucestershire GL18 2AZ

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

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Listing Text

SO 63 SE (north side)

4/119 High House


Former vicarage, now flats. Mid-late C18, altered late C19, late
C20. English-bond brickwork, ribbed concrete tiles. 'L' plan,
5-window front, singre-bay rear wing, 3 storeys above cellars:
single and 2-storey wing added to form 'U'. Front elevation:
central door behind single-storey porch, up 6 stone steps with
flanking brick walls: plain, rendered sides to porch, heavy
cornice, flat roof: 2-pane sashes each side. Covers 6-panel door,
all fielded, rectangular fanlight with St. Andrew's cross in 2
halves. To left, 2 sash windows, flat rubbed brick arches; plain
brick string course above. Below, cambered heads to cellar
openings. On left tripartite window, under cambered brick arch:
projecting dentil course to verge to gable over. To right canted
single-storey brick bay, double sash in centre, single pane lower,
2 pane upper, brick piers, stone lintels, hipped lead roof. First
floor 5 sash windows, rubbed brick arches: second floor five 9-
pane sashes, timber lintels, moulded brick eaves. Chimneys on
each gable. Right return; front, 2 blind openings per floor,
string course as front left, except first floor, 2-light mullion
and transom window on left. To rear added wing, 2-pane sashes
ground and first floor, casement second floor, with cambered brick
arches: chimneys on left and right of wing from eaves.
Internally, open-well, stair in rear wing, turned balusters, 3 per
tread, cut string, moulded handrail, square newels: may have been
remade in C19. Wing on left and rear wing on right late C19
additions, as bay window on front. Forms group with church
(The Rev. J. E. Gethyn-Jones, Dymock down the Ages, 1966; D.
Verey, Gloucestershire, the Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970.)

Listing NGR: SO6996831226

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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