- 1 Jun 2002
- Gauge House, Blagdon, North Somerset, Somerset, BS40 7AH
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST 45 NE BLAGDON C.P. RICKFORD
9/39 Gauge House
Gauge House. Late C19. Wooden raft supported by cast iron stanchions over brook. House of rockfaced coursed red sandstone with green sandstone dressings on a limestone plinth. Timber frame outer skin on brick with roughcast infill and plain tile roof. Swiss chalet style. Square on plan with a pyramidal roof and open apex turret with weathervane. Window and door openings to each face which develop into gabled dormers; plank doors with fine ironwork hinges.
Retaining wall to roadside of rockfaced squared sandstone with ashlar coping and piers and wrought iron railings. The sluicehouse makes an important visual contribution to the streetscape with the Masonic Lodge (q.v.) and Mill House (q.v.)
Listing NGR: ST4867459327
Copyright IoE Mr Peter Bassingham. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Bassingham, Peter
Rights Holder: Bassingham, Peter
Cast Iron, Limestone, Roughcast, Sandstone, Tile, Timber, Wood, Wrought Iron, Victorian Gauge House, Transport, Water Transport Site, Maritime, Water Regulation Installation, Revetment, Monument <By Form>, Wall, Barrier, Sluice, Water Supply And Drainage, Railings