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Forwood Grange, Minchinhampton

Description: Forwood Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 133029

OS Grid Reference: SO8680300357
OS Grid Coordinates: 386803, 200357
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7018, -2.1923

Location: New Road, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire GL6 9AB

Locality: Minchinhampton
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 9AB

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Listing Text


19/239 Forwood Grange


Detached house. Late C17, rebuilt and enlarged mid C18; early Cl9
alterations. Roughcast rendered; ashlar chimneys; stone slate
roof. Three storey with rear outshut and outbuildings. East
front: mostly resulting from mid C18, four-window fenestration,
all with moulded stone architraves, keystones and bull-nosed sills;
2 windows with plain openings to ground floor. Variety of C19
casements, many with marginal glazing bars in Regency style.
Central doorway with Gibbs surround, partly obscured by C19 three-
bay openwork lattice verandah with Greek key fret pattern; glazed
Cl9 door with coloured glass margins. Central round arched niche
above with triple keystone to moulded architrave, imposts and
bracketed sill. Moulded parapet cornice forming low-pitched
central pediment with keyed oculus; blocking course above. Gable
end chimneys with moulded caps. Outshut to rear with catslide
roof, later infill linking with outbuildings. C20 porch addition
at north end. Interior not inspected but said to be Regency with
reeded doorcases and fireplaces. Dining room recorded as having
good contemporary cornices, windows having coloured glass paterae.
(N.M. Herbert, 'Minchinhampton' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 184-
207; and D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: SO8680300357

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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