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Dean Field Studies Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in West Dean, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7683 / 51°46'6"N

Longitude: -2.5567 / 2°33'24"W

OS Eastings: 361680

OS Northings: 207887

OS Grid: SO616078

Mapcode National: GBR FS.ZY57

Mapcode Global: VH873.MTQ8

Entry Name: Dean Field Studies Centre

Location: West Dean, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL15

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Parish: West Dean

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Listing Date: 24 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353844

Source ID: 1213931

Listing Text

SO 60 NW WEST DEAN NEW ROAD, PARKEND
(east side)

9/155 Dean Field Studies Centre

II

Former Blowing Engine House, now study centre (since 1908). 1849.
Coursed and dressed rubblestone with battered front and back walls,
hipped slate roof, one twin stone stack in south west corner,
overhanging eaves. 4 storeys with central 3-storey "porch"
projection. 3 windows, including porch - twin wooden casements
including 2 mullions above forming ventilator. "Porch" supported
on 2 Tuscan columns with wooden frieze and cornice, slate hung
above with hipped slate roof also with overhanging eaves. Single
large rectangular range with lower extensions to left and rear,
later with hipped slate roof and large semi-circuLar window on
south side. The extensive furnaces at Parkend were originally
blown by bellows powered by a waterwheel 51' in diameter and a 90hp
steam engine was added in 1849 as supplementary power.


Listing NGR: SO6168007887

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