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The Old Cottage, Dymock

Description: The Old Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 125938

OS Grid Reference: SO6986031392
OS Grid Coordinates: 369860, 231392
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9802, -2.4402

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

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Listing Text

SO 63 SE (north side)

4/120 The Old Cottage
(formerly listed as Ye Olde Cottage,


House. Probably C15, altered C19, late C20. Brick-nogged
timber framing, some panels rendered; weatherboarding to part
gable; thatched roof. Two bays, one room deep, 1 1/2 storeys.
Framing 2-panels high. On right curved brace corner main post to
sill: 2-light casement; small, rectangular oriel window (late
C20), under gabled hood, boarded front, iron stays to sides, slate
roof. Two-light casement to left; boarded door under flat-
pointed timber head on left. Above two 2-light casement windows
in swept dormers, iron opening lights. Left return; curved
crucks, hidden in upper part gable by weatherboarding. Centre
brickwork, probably for fire: small window on right: similar
window first-floor on right. Brick chimney on ridge above.
Front door returned to present position mid to late C20:
previously in position of oriel window; central cruck truss noted
in 1970. Forms group with Great Wadley, the Old George and Ann
Cam's School (q.v.).
(The Rev. J. E. Gethyn Jones, smock down the Ages, 1966; old
photographs at N.M.R.; plan in 1970, D3828 at C.R.O. )

Listing NGR: SO6986031392

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Source: English Heritage

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