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Meredith, Tibberton

Description: Meredith

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 125787

OS Grid Reference: SO7635121521
OS Grid Coordinates: 376351, 221521
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8917, -2.3450

Location: Meredith Lane, Gloucester GL2 8DZ

Locality: Tibberton
Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL2 8DZ

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Listing Text


8/251 Meredith


Former country house, now private nursing home; 1893 (datestone),
for Sir William Wedderburn. Sussex bond brickwork, ashlar
dressings; timber framing painted grey with white rendered infill
to first floor on left: tiled roof, part plain, part fishscale;
crested ridges. Large, irregular T plan, entrance to cross piece,
part 2 rooms deep, 6-window front, 2 storeys. Entrance front,
plain plinth, stone top; on left stone quoins to chamfered corner:
large bay, 5-light mullion window, 2 transoms, stained glass to
upper levels. To right, plain wall, slight projection with
chamfered corner, 3-light mullion and transom window, Tudor arches
to upper part, flat head, hoodmould, top flanked by consoles on
corbels for oriel over. Larger set back on right, with single-
storey, gabled porch across angle, stone base with glazed
sidelights each side, central opening up 2 stone steps, carved
spandrels to arch over, fishscale boarding to gable, fretwork
bargeboards with timber finial. Behind 6-panel front door on main
wall, panels in 2 rows of 3. To right, single lancet with Tudor
arch each side of chimney breast, decorated square stone panel with
coat of arms on latter. First floor: moulded string course with
leaf decoration to left end, single panel timber framing above
below eaves. Timber-framing to gable over large bay: trefoil
heads to bottom panels, moulded plaster to central 3, including
date '1893': canted oriel above, on brackets, moulded sill, 2-
light casement, leaded lights, Tudor arch head: curved collar over
in gable, with 'V' struts in apex: decorative bargeboards. To
right, set back, similar framing as to left of bay, angle struts
added: 3-light casement above with leaded lights, tile hanging
each side, flat roof above. Brick gable to right: square oriel
window, 3-light casement, with leaded lights, hipped roof; lancet
above to roof space, decorative bargeboards. Set back over porch
on right; 2-light casement, decorative blue-brick cross to right;
beyond lancet in centre of chimney breast, parapet gable over,
chimney divided into 2 octagonal flues with decorative stone top.
Main roof half hip at each end; on left gablet above, with chimney
as on right of facade: bases of 2 chimneys either side of central
gable. Right return includes second gable with chamfered corners
below, brought out to square above, and original conservatory.
Interior not inspected: reported to include fine, unaltered music

Listing NGR: SO7635121521

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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