TOWER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1302726
Date first listed:
17-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
TOWER HOUSE, TOWER HOUSE DRIVE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOWER HOUSE, TOWER HOUSE DRIVE

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Forest of Dean (District Authority)
Parish:
Redmarley D'abitot
National Grid Reference:
SO 77575 31339

Details

REDMARLEY D'ABITOT TOWER HOUSE DRIVE, Lowbands SO 7631-7731

12/191 Tower House

GV II

Former school and schoolmaster's house, now house. 1847 by F. O'Connor for the National Co-operative Land Company; later alterations. Rendered walls lined as ashlar, above stone plinth, Sussex-bond brickwork to rear lean-to; hexagonal slates to right wing, left and centre ribbed concrete tiles. Two-bay, 2½ storey cross wing in centre, 3-bay, single-storey wings each side, leanto to back of right wing. Facade away from drive, facing north: centre block, pair of central doors up 2 stone steps: flush panel in bottom of each door, marginal light up sides. Either side a 2- light mullion and transom, small panes, flat head. First floor similar windows, blind recess in centre. In gable 2-light casement with marginal lights and chamfered corners, plain bargeboards. Fretwork, wavy eaves fascia each side: lateral chimney on left return. Wings: three 2-light mullion and transom windows, small panes, chamfered reveals: fretwork wavy fascia to eaves; lateral chimney in centre rear on each. Right return: centre boarded door up 3 stone steps; flat head: brick end to leanto slightly set back on right. Above, louvred slit in gable, wavy fretwork bargeboards, timber finial. Built as school for Chartist settlement: forms group with Chartist cottages (q.v.). (A. M. Hadfield, The Chartist Land Company, 1970.)

Listing NGR: SO7757531339

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
126010
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hadfield, A M, The Chartist Land Company, (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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