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A Grade II Listed Building in Tibberton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8917 / 51°53'30"N

Longitude: -2.345 / 2°20'42"W

OS Eastings: 376351

OS Northings: 221521

OS Grid: SO763215

Mapcode National: GBR 0JB.7YF

Mapcode Global: VH943.9QM5

Entry Name: Meredith

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125787

Location: Tibberton, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL2

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Tibberton

Built-Up Area: Tibberton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tibberton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


8/251 Meredith


Former country house, now private nursing home; 1893 (datestone),
for Sir William Wedderburn. Sussex bond brickwork, ashlar
dressings; timber framing painted grey with white rendered infill
to first floor on left: tiled roof, part plain, part fishscale;
crested ridges. Large, irregular T plan, entrance to cross piece,
part 2 rooms deep, 6-window front, 2 storeys. Entrance front,
plain plinth, stone top; on left stone quoins to chamfered corner:
large bay, 5-light mullion window, 2 transoms, stained glass to
upper levels. To right, plain wall, slight projection with
chamfered corner, 3-light mullion and transom window, Tudor arches
to upper part, flat head, hoodmould, top flanked by consoles on
corbels for oriel over. Larger set back on right, with single-
storey, gabled porch across angle, stone base with glazed
sidelights each side, central opening up 2 stone steps, carved
spandrels to arch over, fishscale boarding to gable, fretwork
bargeboards with timber finial. Behind 6-panel front door on main
wall, panels in 2 rows of 3. To right, single lancet with Tudor
arch each side of chimney breast, decorated square stone panel with
coat of arms on latter. First floor: moulded string course with
leaf decoration to left end, single panel timber framing above
below eaves. Timber-framing to gable over large bay: trefoil
heads to bottom panels, moulded plaster to central 3, including
date '1893': canted oriel above, on brackets, moulded sill, 2-
light casement, leaded lights, Tudor arch head: curved collar over
in gable, with 'V' struts in apex: decorative bargeboards. To
right, set back, similar framing as to left of bay, angle struts
added: 3-light casement above with leaded lights, tile hanging
each side, flat roof above. Brick gable to right: square oriel
window, 3-light casement, with leaded lights, hipped roof; lancet
above to roof space, decorative bargeboards. Set back over porch
on right; 2-light casement, decorative blue-brick cross to right;
beyond lancet in centre of chimney breast, parapet gable over,
chimney divided into 2 octagonal flues with decorative stone top.
Main roof half hip at each end; on left gablet above, with chimney
as on right of facade: bases of 2 chimneys either side of central
gable. Right return includes second gable with chamfered corners
below, brought out to square above, and original conservatory.
Interior not inspected: reported to include fine, unaltered music

Listing NGR: SO7635121521

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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