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Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Newent, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9308 / 51°55'51"N

Longitude: -2.4034 / 2°24'12"W

OS Eastings: 372359

OS Northings: 225891

OS Grid: SO723258

Mapcode National: GBR NRFL.7PV

Mapcode Global: VH93W.9Q8P

Entry Name: Post Office

Listing Date: 2 October 1954

Last Amended: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341911

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125627

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

(south side)

13/95 Nos 29 and 31 (Post Office)
(formerly listed as Post Office)


Post office and house; early C18, early C19, altered C20; Flemish
bond brickwork, pale to wall, red to quoins and openings, tiled
roof: brick to extension (No 29) red. Four windows wide, 'L' plan,
2 storeys and attic. Original building 3 windows wide,
symmetrical. Front door up 2 stone steps, 6 fielded panels, 3-pane
rectangular fanlight, moulded surround, flat projecting hood with
fluted frieze and small dentils over, below moulded cornice. To
left sash window, flat, rubbed-brick arch with projecting, capped
brick keystone. Below segmental head to cellar opening at ground
level. To right mid to late C20 four-light mullion and transom
window: lintel of original sash window survives above. First floor
3 sash windows, as ground floor, but with stone keystones: centre
window segmental head and fluted keystone. Modillion eaves
cornice, hipped roof with chimney each end: 3 hipped dormers, slate
cheeks, 2-light casement windows. One bay extension on right: 6-
panel door up 1 stone step, top panels-glazed, centre fielded,
bottom flush, in moulded surround, flat, projecting hood. To right
4-pane wide sash windows, with slightly cambered rubbed-brick arch.
Similar window first floor; separate hipped roof, chimney on right

Listing NGR: SO7235925888

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