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The Laurels, Bromesberrow

Description: The Laurels

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 125836

OS Grid Reference: SO7445734146
OS Grid Coordinates: 374457, 234146
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0052, -2.3735

Location: Albright Lane, Bromsberrow, Gloucestershire HR8 1RT

Locality: Bromesberrow
Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: HR8 1RT

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Listing Text

SO 73 SW

5/19 The Laurels
(formerly listed as The Rectory)


Former rectory, now old people's home. Early C19. Flemish bond
brickwork, slate roof. Three-window front, 3 storeys, 3 rooms
deep, roof sloping down to low 2 storeys at rear. Front, plinth:
slight recess in centre. Six-panel front door up 6 stone steps,
bottom panels flush, centre fielded, top glazed. Moulded timber
surround; rectangular ornamental fanlight: cast-iron open gabled
porch, sloping down over steps, cast-iron columns at front, glazed
roof. Tripartite sash window with rubbed brick arches each side.
Brickwork painted below plain stone string course, extending first
floor window sills. Three sash windows first floor, rubbed brick
arches: semi-circular head to centre recess. Three 6-pane sashes
top floor, rubbed brick arches: parapet eaves, plain stone coping.
Brick gable chimneys projecting slightly from main fabric.
Internally, Greek key decoration to pilasters flanking former
opening between 2 rooms on right. Probably built about 1823 for
Rev. Hill, previous resident rectors living at Bromsberrow Place
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire, The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970;
F.F. Rigby, To Our Lady of Bromsberrow, 1970)

Listing NGR: SO7445734146

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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