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Pitman House, Wotton-under-Edge

Description: Pitman House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 128230

OS Grid Reference: ST7576393207
OS Grid Coordinates: 375763, 193207
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6371, -2.3516

Location: Orchard Street, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire GL12 7EZ

Locality: Wotton-under-Edge
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL12 7EZ

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Listing Text

ST 7693
23.6.52 (east)

Pitman House (formerly
listed as Roslyn)


Detached house. Early C19. Smooth rendered, hipped slate roof. Three storey, three
window sashes with glazing bars set in deep reveals. Six panel door with traceried
fanlight, set in stone surround with open pediment on brackets. Wood eaves cornice.
Plaque left of door records that Sir Isaac Pitman here '..... invented his system of
shorthand known as Phonography in the year 1837'.

Listing NGR: ST7576393207

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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