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Latitude: 52.0052 / 52°0'18"N
Longitude: -2.3735 / 2°22'24"W
OS Eastings: 374457
OS Northings: 234146
OS Grid: SO744341
Mapcode National: GBR 0GY.6RC
Mapcode Global: VH93H.TV2Q
Entry Name: The Laurels
Listing Date: 2 October 1954
Last Amended: 17 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1078559
English Heritage Legacy ID: 125836
Location: Bromesberrow, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, HR8
District: Forest of Dean
Civil Parish: Bromesberrow
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Bromsberrow St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
BROMSBERROW BROMSBERROW VILLAGE
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
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