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Forwood West and Forwood East, Minchinhampton

Description: Forwood West and Forwood East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 133030

OS Grid Reference: SO8684700077
OS Grid Coordinates: 386847, 200077
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6993, -2.1917

Location: New Road, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire GL6 9AA

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

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Listing Text


19/240 Forwood West and Forwood East


Formerly large detached house, now 2 houses. Mid-late C17;
enlarged and extensively restored early-mid C19 for Playne family.
Random rubble limestone, roughcast-faced except rear; ashlar
chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-storey with attic. Front: 4
parapet gables, 3 to right forming symmetrical element with smaller
central gable, this having doorway with 2-light mullioned casement
above and small niche in gable apex, ball finial. Canted bay
window to outer pair of gables with 3-light upper floor and 2-light
attic mullioned casements above, all apparently C19 replacements.
Further gable to left with mixed C19 fenestration. Flat roofed
addition in angle with gabled wing to right. Good set of 5 ridge-
mounted chimneys with paired shafts, combined moulded caps with
tapering square stone pots. Parapet gabled ends. Rear: various
gabled wings. Interior not inspected: probably extensively altered
in Cl9.
(N.M. Herbert, 'Minchinhampton' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 184-

Listing NGR: SO8684700077

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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