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Description: The Old Valley Inn
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132894
OS Grid Reference: SO9039602492
OS Grid Coordinates: 390396, 202492
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7211, -2.1404
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SO 9002-9102 CHALFORD VALLEY CORNER
14/100 The Old Valley Inn
(previously listed as Valley Inn
in Minchinhampton CP)
Former mill owner's house, now detached house. Late C17; early
Cl9 addition. Coursed and random rubble limestone; artificial
stone rebuilt chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-storey with cellar
and attic; wing to rear forms L-plan. South east front: 2 full
gables. Fenestration grouped 2:1:2 on upper floor, originally all
2-light chamfered mullioned casements with continuous hoodmoulds,
partly replaced in mid C20 by timber casements to left with plain
stone lintels, part of hoodmould removed. Central doorway with
slightly cambered pointed arch. Two-light attic casements in each
gable with blocked oval windows above, all with hoods. Rebuilt
gable end chimneys. South west side: 2 blocked small single-light
windows in gable end. C20 inserted upper floor doorway with glazed
door and steel stairway. Rear: left full gable of earliest part
of house has single-window fenestration below, all 2-light with
hoodmoulds. Timber casement fenestration to rear wing with tall
canted bay window to north east gable end. Hipped roof to brick-
built porch in angle with front range.
Interior: between pairs of 2-light windows on ground floor is deep
slot, possibly associated with weaving process. Generally
interior much restored and altered, especially during use as public
house. Upon construction of nearby Thames and Severn Canal became
an inn, named Clothiers Arms by 1820 but known as Valley Inn by
1931. Originally the mill owner of Valley Mills residence.
(N.M. Herbert, 'Bisley' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 4-40)
Listing NGR: SO9039602492
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