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Description: Irving House
Date Listed: 17 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 262889
OS Grid Reference: ST5513230966
OS Grid Coordinates: 355132, 130966
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0763, -2.6418
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ST53SE KEINTON MANDEVILLE CP CASTLE STREET (North side)
3/84 Irving House
House in row. Early C19. Local lias stone cut and squared, with some ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with sawn
stone ridge, with coped East gable and abutment to west; brick end chimney stacks. 2 storeys; 3 bays, with lower
one-bay extension on East side. 16-pane sash windows in plain openings with voussoired flat arched heads; to lower bay
2 a 6-fielded panel door in a dressed semi-circular arched recess, under radial glazed fanlight, and above it is a
bronze tablet recording that 'Here was born Henry Irving, Knight, Actor, 6th February 1838' - his real name was John
Henry Broadribb. Interior not seen.
Listing NGR: ST5513230966
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Source: English Heritage
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