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Guy Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Awre, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7742 / 51°46'27"N

Longitude: -2.4289 / 2°25'44"W

OS Eastings: 370502

OS Northings: 208482

OS Grid: SO705084

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.ZD3G

Mapcode Global: VH875.VN9R

Entry Name: Guy Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 January 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186400

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353938

Location: Awre, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Awre

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Awre St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 70 NW AWRE NORTHINGTON LANE
(east side)
4/155
Guy Hall Farmhouse
-

- II*

Dwelling, formerly farmhouse. Probably C16, possibly earlier. Main body
in blue lias rubble, but wing, left, partly timber framed and partly sand-
stone rubble, right gable return, rendered, all very steep pitched Welsh
slate roofs. Compact, lofty main block with gables to west (road), north,
east, and south, plus 2-storey porch, left, and lower wing beyond, left.
Porch to lobby opposite heavy stone stack in left gable, staircase, left,
in lower wing. Road front three storeys plus tiny opening in upper part of
gable, one-windowed. Ground floor 3-light, first and second floors 2-light
mullioned casements; heavy plank door in double ovolo wood frame to porch,
heavy strap hinges and some original lock fittings. Interior: large fire-
places with deep bressummers in main body opposite entrance, and in wing,
left, beside newel stone stair in semi-circular plan, upper flight in wood
to 150 mm newel post. Very complex roof structure in four-gabled part, pur-
lins propped by curved queen posts. Several broad plank lodged doors. Lower
wing much heavy timber framing. Back of main fire opening in lower wing has
a flue 'bypass' system with 5 small openings in fire-back running up to re-
join flue half way. An unusually significant structure of first importance
in this area.


Listing NGR: SO7050208481

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