BRIDGE KEEPER'S HOUSE TO NORTH WEST OF HARDWICKE BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1153977
Date first listed:
30-Sep-1985
Statutory Address:
BRIDGE KEEPER'S HOUSE TO NORTH WEST OF HARDWICKE BRIDGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BRIDGE KEEPER'S HOUSE TO NORTH WEST OF HARDWICKE BRIDGE

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Stroud (District Authority)
Parish:
Hardwicke
National Grid Reference:
SO 78949 12713

Details

SO 71 SE HARDWICKE -

4/61 Bridge keeper's house to north west of Hardwicke Bridge

II

Bridge keeper's house. c1830 with later Cl9 addition; by Robert Mylne, engineer to the Gloucester and Berkeley Ship Canal. Stucco; painted brickwork; Welsh slate roof; plain tile to addition. Greek revival; single-storey; cruciform in plan with portico facing canal; L-plan single-storey addition to rear. Gable ends to original house with low-pitched pediment over continuous entablature. Fluted Greek Doric order columns on circular bases to front portico: distyle in antis, with engaged flanking walls each with small square window; central plain doorway. South west end: single cambered-headed sash. North east: altered C20 casement. Rear pediment partially obscured by addition with various scattered fenestration. Ridge-mounted chimney on axis with front portico. Interior not inspected. An example of one of the 2 standard designs for bridge keeper's houses on the canal (c.f. that at Sellars Bridge, q.v.), attributed to Mylne but executed after his death. All doors and windows boarded over (January 1985). (D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1976.)

Listing NGR: SO7894912713

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
131717
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 2 The Vale and The Forest of Dean, (1970)

Legal

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

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Date: 01 Sep 1999
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