BRIDGE KEEPER'S HOUSE TO WEST OF REA BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1154698
Date first listed:
30-Sep-1985
Statutory Address:
BRIDGE KEEPER'S HOUSE TO WEST OF REA BRIDGE, ELMORE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BRIDGE KEEPER'S HOUSE TO WEST OF REA BRIDGE, ELMORE LANE

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Gloucester (District Authority)
Parish:
Quedgeley
National Grid Reference:
SO 80517 15062

Details

SO 81 NW QUEDGELEY ELMORE LANE (south side) 2/159 Bridge keeper's house to west of Rea Bridge

II

Bridge keeper's house. c1830 with C20 addition; by Robert Mylne, engineer to the Gloucester and Berkeley Ship Canal. Stucco; brick chimney; asbestos cement slate roof. Greek revival; single-storey; portico facing canal. Gable ends to original house with low-pitched pediment over continuous entablature. Front: portico off-centre to right with fluted Greek Doric order columns on circular bases: distyle in antis, with engaged flanking walls each with small square window; central doorway with original architraves and C20 glazed door; single C19 four-pane sash to left. South end: Cl9 four-pane sash; pediment filled and rendered. North end: C20 casement with glazed C20 door to left. Back: pediment on axis with portico; brick chimney; large C20 flat-roofed addition is not of special interest. An example of one of the 2 standard designs for bridge keeper's houses on the canal (c.f. that at Sellars Bridge, Hardwicke CP, q.v.), attributed to Mylne but executed after his death. (D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1976.)

Listing NGR: SO8051715062

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
131821
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: 21 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00405/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Jack Farley. Source Historic England Archive
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