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Description: 1 and 2, Two Mile Lane
Date Listed: 26 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 134350
OS Grid Reference: SO7868618987
OS Grid Coordinates: 378686, 218987
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8691, -2.3110
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HIGHNAM TWO MILE LANE
SO 71 NE
5/59 Nos 1 and 2
Now 2 semi-detached houses, part probably formerly a chapel. C15,
altered and enlarged C17, C19, C20. Thin, random rubble with
ashlar dressings to right, English-bond brickwork to left, front,
timber-framed to left rear; tiled roof. Five-window front, 1 1/2
storeys, one room deep, C20 rear extensions. To Ross Road, stone
section on right: plinth; high up on right single stone with 5-
sided recess. To left 2-light casement with cambered brick arch,
single-light window. Vertical joint with brickwork to left; 2-
light window, cambered brick arch, further 2-light window on left,
with single-light each side (windows in brick section all late C20
wooden). Two vertical joints in brickwork at left, marking return
of original brick gable, timber-framed front rebuilt in brick C19.
Beyond, to left, C20 extension, 2-light casement window. Five
gabled dormers above with plain barge boards and 2-light casements.
Brick chimney from eaves near right end brick section, from ridge
above old gable. Right return, large brick external chimney,
tapering upwards. Rear wall, right end, 2-light mullioned window,
hoodmould over, strip of small blind panels below, partly across
built-up doorway. C20 extension beyond, covering original timber-
framed rear wall.
Internally, in stone section, stone fireplace, heavy lintel,
single-stone jambs with heavy chamfer, tapering out to top. Wide
chamfer to exposed ceiling beams, chamfered joists. C17 landing
handrail to stairs, moulded rail, square newel with moulded top,
alternate diamond-set bars and plain splats. Crenellated
wallplate: no ridge piece, arched braces to trusses, plastered
over: plastered ceiling below rafters. Considered to have been
wayside chapel; was converted to cottage C17 and extended in
(V.C.H. Gloucestershire, Vol X, 1972)
Listing NGR: SO7868618987
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