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Chetwynd House, Newport

Description: Chetwynd House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 255357

OS Grid Reference: SJ7429019458
OS Grid Coordinates: 374290, 319458
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7721, -2.3825

Location: Havisham Court, Newport, Telford and Wrekin TF10 7JJ

Locality: Newport
County: Telford and Wrekin
Country: England
Postcode: TF10 7JJ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Roving bridge and lock, Shropshire Union Canal, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

(West Side)
Chetwynd House
(formerly listed
under Chetwynd Road)
SJ 7419 SW 1/5 28.4.52.

Mid C18. Red brick; 2 storeys; 5 sash windows with shallow segmental heads,
moulded keyblocks and sills; quoins at sides; stuccoed doorcase in simple architrave
with stepped segmental pediment and 4-panelled divided door; moulded wood eaves;
old tiles. Converted into flats and interior much altered but retaining original
oak staircase (now painted). The house has literary associations with Charles
Dickens being the model for Miss Havisham's house in "Great Expectations",
and is 'star-graded' on this account.

Listing NGR: SJ7429019458

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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