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Malt House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hewelsfield and Brockweir, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7071 / 51°42'25"N

Longitude: -2.6674 / 2°40'2"W

OS Eastings: 353980

OS Northings: 201141

OS Grid: SO539011

Mapcode National: GBR JM.3PRG

Mapcode Global: VH87F.QC65

Entry Name: Malt House

Listing Date: 7 August 1954

Last Amended: 7 March 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186590

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354407

Location: Hewelsfield and Brockweir, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, NP16

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Hewelsfield and Brockweir

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Hewelsfield St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

HEWELSFIELD BROCKWEIR
SO 50 SW
5/46 Malt House (formerly
7.8.54 listed as Old Malt
House)
- II*
Dwelling and workshop or store, sometime malt house, now dwelling and pottery.
C15 or C16, C19 and C20. Original block in sandstone rubble with some carving
on the principal south front, remainder painted rubble, all roofs concrete
tile. A two-storey original C15 or C16 block with gable to road, with later
2½ storey building forming an L, and C19 infil to interior of L. The oldest
block with an entry at the upper level by external steps. The original building
gabled, with one stone gable stack, and a second stone stack at 45° in the
junction with L-extension. Main front is 2 storeys with at first floor a pointed
cusped single light in square head with drip, then two 2-light C19 casements
with bars and between these a C20 door in 4-centred opening to square head
with drip - all the stone detail in soft sandstone very badly worn; at ground
floor a rectangular light, left, and a small single light in chamfered opening,
right, with flight of stone steps to upper door between. Gable return left,
2½ storeys with small rectangular casement in worn stone surround in gable,
over a 2-light casement with bars and in extreme outer corner a pointed cusped
light with square head and drip, all badly worn over two C20 casements at ground
floor and a central wide plank deep set door in 4-centre opening formed from
two large stones as lintol. To left, slightly set forward, a two storey 2-windowed
wing with 2-light C19 casements with horizontal bars and wood lintols and stone
cills, central 4-panel moulded door to C20 porch. Return front, to main road,
is two small gables and one large gable, various openings including a C20 shop
front, left, two small casements in chamfered surrounds, right, and to left
of the principal gable a C16 stone door opening to 4-centred head, chamfered
including jambs. 4-bay roof with 2 purlins.
Interior: original block much modified, has walls c700mm thick, and some wattle
and daub partitioning in the open gable to the return block, and an open bressummer
fire with large square stone lintol over carved and moulded stone cheeks; the
return block includes a right spiral stone stair in cylindrical well and stone
paved passage from C16 doorway. A stone doorway gives from internal staircase
to the upper level of the original building. A complex historical growth,
externally still of significance; dates of 1360 and 1514 for the original block
and later wing have been suggested by the occupant.


Listing NGR: SO5398001141

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