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Bridge Keeper's House to North West of Sellars Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Hardwicke, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.82 / 51°49'12"N

Longitude: -2.2978 / 2°17'52"W

OS Eastings: 379568

OS Northings: 213530

OS Grid: SO795135

Mapcode National: GBR 0K5.V5L

Mapcode Global: VH94J.4J24

Entry Name: Bridge Keeper's House to North West of Sellars Bridge

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090813

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131718

Location: Hardwicke, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL2

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Hardwicke

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Hardwicke

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 71 SE HARDWICKE -

4/62 Bridge keeper's house to north-
west of Sellars Bridge

II

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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