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Cookson Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydney, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7138 / 51°42'49"N

Longitude: -2.53 / 2°31'48"W

OS Eastings: 363478

OS Northings: 201812

OS Grid: SO634018

Mapcode National: GBR JT.388Z

Mapcode Global: VH87J.36B0

Entry Name: Cookson Terrace

Listing Date: 7 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186610

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354462

Location: Lydney, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL15

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Lydney

Built-Up Area: Lydney

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Lydney St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

LYDNEY HARBOUR ROAD
SO 60 SW
(north side)
7/105 Nos 1-9 (inclusive)
Cookson Terrace
- II
Terrace of dwellings and hotel, now all local authority dwellings. Dated 1858
on hopper-head. Snecked sandstone, welsh slate roof, 8 very deep and narrow
stacks and 2 smaller end stacks. A formal composition with central two bays
at three storeys plus basement, flanked each side by six bays at two storeys
and basement plus two-bay units the same; the basements approached at the back
and facilitated by fall in ground level. The end and centre 2-gabled units
step forward cl.5 metres from flanking 6-windowed wings in which first floor
windows are set to flush gablets, all gables with verges brought forward on
wood brackets, and gutter carried straight across in wing sections. Total
of 18 windows, all sashes with horizontal bar (but Nos 1 and 5 with 4 pane
sashes at first floor) in flat segmental pointed arches with flush voussoirs;
9 plank doors with plain transom light over, in arches as windows, and under
steep pointed slated gable porches on wood brackets. Originally built as hotel
in centre unit, and houses for railway employees of the Severn and Wye Railway.
The terrace, in excellent condition at the time of survey (August 1983) is
not only a striking architectural concept, but is also a significant reminder
of Lydney's earlier history.


Listing NGR: SO6347801812

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