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The Black Dog

A Grade II Listed Building in Newent, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9311 / 51°55'52"N

Longitude: -2.4023 / 2°24'8"W

OS Eastings: 372431

OS Northings: 225920

OS Grid: SO724259

Mapcode National: GBR NRFL.858

Mapcode Global: VH93W.9QTG

Entry Name: The Black Dog

Listing Date: 2 October 1954

Last Amended: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125634

Location: Newent, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL18

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Newent

Built-Up Area: Newent

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Newent St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 7225-7325 NEWENT CHURCH STREET
(south side)

13/102 The Black Dog
(formerly listed as The Black Dog Inn)
2.10.54

GV II

Former Inn, now Public House; early and late C17, later minor
alterations. Brick-nogged timber frame on stone plinth left,
painted Flemish-bond brickwork right; tiled roof. Four-window, 2-
storey block on right, gable 2½ storey cross wing left. Main
facade left return from street, facing open space. On left gable
of long wing: 2 panel high framing ground floor, 3 first. Four-
pane casement window left of centre ground floor, framing replaced
by brickwork to its right. First floor straight braces from corner
posts to bressumer below: 4-pane casement left of centre, in half
of former central window. Small 4-pane window in gable, 2 collars,
curved V struts in apex. Left return timber-framed. To right main
block, brick plinth, rusticated quoins. On left double, 3-panel
doors, 2-light fanlight with diamond-pattern glazing bars: flattish
plain shell hood over, on shaped brackets. To right 3-light
mullion and transom window, cambered head, replacing 3 open or
blind openings with flat, rubbed brick arches, which survive.
Beyond similar door and hood: blind opening with rubbed brick arch:
4-Light mullion and transom window, flat head. Leaded lights, as
to all windows in brick block. First floor plain, brick string
course, cut by hoods to doorways, stops short of corners. On left
single-light transomed window, to right 3 two-light mullion and
transom windows, with 1 or 2 blind openings between, all with
rubbed brick arches. Modillion eaves cornice, hipped roof, lead
hips. Large, star-plan brick chimney on left, with return roof to
cross wing. Right return plinth and string as main front. Two 2-
light mullion and transom windows per floor, rubbed brick arches.
Brick chimney on right just behind eaves.
Internally, ceiling in front room of timber-framed wing divided
into 6 by beams, double-ovolo on main, single on cross. Corner
fireplace in right-hand ground-floor room by road, bayleaf
pulvinated frieze and eared surround.


Listing NGR: SO7243125916

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