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Bridge Keeper's Lodge at Cam Bridge on Gloucester/Berkley Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7429 / 51°44'34"N

Longitude: -2.3827 / 2°22'57"W

OS Eastings: 373669

OS Northings: 204981

OS Grid: SO736049

Mapcode National: GBR 0L0.QDM

Mapcode Global: VH94V.NG67

Entry Name: Bridge Keeper's Lodge at Cam Bridge on Gloucester/Berkley Canal

Listing Date: 26 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131532

Location: Slimbridge, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL2

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Slimbridge

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Slimbridge St John Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 70 SW SLIMBRIDGE SLIMBRIDGE STREET
1/91
Bridge Keeper's Lodge
at Cam Bridge on
Gloucester/Berkeley
Canal


II


Canal-side lodge. Early C19. Smooth rendered, very low-pitched Welsh slate roof to
cross-gabled plan: three gables as classical pediments, over continuous plain frieze
except to rear (north-west) face. The slates covered with a patented paint-on weather
surface. Two storeys, one window to each facade, but at canal front one storey only,
because of build up of embankment. This probably an open portico originally, but now
modern doors and lights set between pair Greek Doric half-columns, with Ionic fluting,
and between antis. On return, right, contemporary sash with glazing bars, elsewhere
modern windows, including later extension with stck, at back.

This is one of the bridge-keepers' cottages, built to serve the Gloucester-Berkeley
Canal which was opened in 1827.


Listing NGR: SO7366904981

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