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1 and 2, Two Mile Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Highnam, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.869 / 51°52'8"N

Longitude: -2.311 / 2°18'39"W

OS Eastings: 378683

OS Northings: 218985

OS Grid: SO786189

Mapcode National: GBR 0JK.Y92

Mapcode Global: VH949.W9M1

Entry Name: 1 and 2, Two Mile Lane

Listing Date: 26 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091373

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134350

Location: Highnam, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL2

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Highnam

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Highnam Holy Innocents

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

HIGHNAM TWO MILE LANE
SO 71 NE
(west side)
5/59 Nos 1 and 2
II
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
timber-framing.
(V.C.H. Gloucestershire, Vol X, 1972)


Listing NGR: SO7868318985

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