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BIGSWEIR HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BIGSWEIR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1123746

Location

BIGSWEIR HOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

District Type: District Authority

Parish: St. Briavels

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 354486

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

ST BRIAVELS BIGSWEIR S)O 50 SW 5/129 Bigsweir House 7.8.54 - II Detached country house. Mid C18. Cut and squared sandstone over chamfered offset plinth, hipped Welsh slate roof to moulded wood eaves cornice, end stacks, left in brick and right in stone; deep back wing is sandstone rubble with Welsh slate roof. 2½ storeys and basement, 5-windowed, 3 small 2-light hipped dormers over 12-pane sashes with broad sash boxes to stone voussoirs and stone cills; in basement, left, a 2-light chamfered mullion casement and right similar set back from segmental head. Central pair C20 glazed doors in sandstone Roman Doric portico with pediment approached by 8 steps with nosings in low walls flared to piers with broad moulded cappings and urns. To right a flat-roofed C20 extension. Left return has one bay as front plus blank opening. Back wing is 2 storey, built into land-slope becomes one storey. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO5385604504

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National Grid Reference: SO 53856 04504

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