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

Summary

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History

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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

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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)

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