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Red Lion Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Newent, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9304 / 51°55'49"N

Longitude: -2.4052 / 2°24'18"W

OS Eastings: 372238

OS Northings: 225839

OS Grid: SO722258

Mapcode National: GBR NRFL.DVF

Mapcode Global: VH93W.8RB1

Entry Name: Red Lion Hotel

Listing Date: 2 October 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125613

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 BROAD STREET
(south side)

13/81 No 2 (Red Lion Hotel)

2.10.54

GV II

Former Inn, now Public House; early and mid C19; Flemish bond
brickwork, slate roof to Broad Street, large concrete tiles to
Market Square. Three windows wide to Broad Street, 4 bays to
Market Square, 2 storeys. Front to Broad Street: brick plinth, 3
paired single-pane sash windows, under flat, rubbed brick arches.
Between second and third windows from left 6-panel door up 3 steps;
upper panels fielded, bottom flush; panelled reveals, moulded
surround, flat hood on shaped brackets. First floor windows as
below, iron arm with 2 stays for inn sign. Post and end of
supporting beam from former jettied timber-framed building, against
No 4. Coved plaster cornice, hipped roof. Tall brick chimney
against No 4 (q.v.). Left return to Market Square; on right
projecting brick chimney, with low, triangular, brick-topped infill
on right. To left, 2-light casement window, flat rendered lintel;
double doors, top-half glazed, moulded surround, flat hood with
shaped brackets. On left cambered brick-on-end arch to cellar
hatch. Beyond large, canted bay, late C20 windows on 2 faces,
third brick; hipped slate roof. Slight projection beyond, 3 brick
piers, stone Doric caps, deep, rendered lintel over. First bay
wide, double boarded doors, boarding set diagonally, fretwork
grills in upper half: second bay narrow, brick below, rendered
panel above. First floor 16-pane sash, cambered head over door,
ditto over right half of bay: coved plaster cornice up to
projection. Three semi-circular headed sash windows over Doric
piers: continuous sill on top of lintel, shaped consoles with swags
and skulls below springing to each arch. Arches and alternate
bricks in reveals painted. Hipped roof, higher for last extension.
Two brick chimneys behind ridge towards right of centre, third on
ridge at junction to 3 window section.


Listing NGR: SO7223825839

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