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Description: Bridge Keeper's House to North West of Sellars Bridge
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 131718
OS Grid Reference: SO7956813530
OS Grid Coordinates: 379568, 213530
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8200, -2.2978
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SO 71 SE HARDWICKE -
4/62 Bridge keeper's house to north-
west of Sellars Bridge
Bridge keeper's house. c1830 with C20 addition; by Robert Mylne,
engineer to the Gloucester and Berkeley Ship Canal. Stucco; Welsh
slate roof. Greek revival; single-storey; portico facing canal.
Gable ends to original house are low-pitched with pediment over
continuous entablature. Front: portico off-centre to right with
fluted Greek Doric order columns on circular bases: distyle with
columns moved inwards from corners; central doorway, glazed with
fanlight over; three 16-pane sashes to left. South west: blank
end; stuccoed ridge-mounted chimney. North east: altered C20
casement with small casement to left. Chimney on axis with front
portico. Interior not inspected. C20 addition to rear 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 Hardwicke Bridge,
q.v.), attributed to Mylne but executed after his death. (D.
Verey, Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1976.)
Listing NGR: SO7956813530
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Source: English Heritage
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