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Bridge Keeper's House to West of Rea Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Quedgeley, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8338 / 51°50'1"N

Longitude: -2.2841 / 2°17'2"W

OS Eastings: 380517

OS Northings: 215062

OS Grid: SO805150

Mapcode National: GBR 0JZ.Z7N

Mapcode Global: VH94J.C5BJ

Entry Name: Bridge Keeper's House to West of Rea Bridge

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154698

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131821

Location: Quedgeley, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2

County: Gloucestershire

District: Gloucester

Civil Parish: Quedgeley

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Quedgeley

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 81 NW QUEDGELEY ELMORE LANE
(south side)

2/159 Bridge keeper's house to west
of Rea Bridge


II

Bridge keeper's house. c1830 with C20 addition; by Robert Mylne,
engineer to the Gloucester and Berkeley Ship Canal. Stucco;
brick chimney; asbestos cement slate roof. Greek revival;
single-storey; portico facing canal. Gable ends to original
house with low-pitched pediment over continuous entablature.
Front: portico off-centre to right with fluted Greek Doric order
columns on circular bases: distyle in antis, with engaged flanking
walls each with small square window; central doorway with original
architraves and C20 glazed door; single C19 four-pane sash to
left. South end: Cl9 four-pane sash; pediment filled and
rendered. North end: C20 casement with glazed C20 door to left.
Back: pediment on axis with portico; brick chimney; large C20
flat-roofed addition 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 Sellars Bridge, Hardwicke CP, q.v.), attributed
to Mylne but executed after his death. (D. Verey,
Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1976.)


Listing NGR: SO8051715062

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