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Prior's Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in West Dean, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7408 / 51°44'26"N

Longitude: -2.5867 / 2°35'11"W

OS Eastings: 359588

OS Northings: 204837

OS Grid: SO595048

Mapcode National: GBR JR.1D1X

Mapcode Global: VH879.3HWW

Entry Name: Prior's Lodge

Listing Date: 7 August 1954

Last Amended: 7 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120854

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354386

Location: Aylburton, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL15

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: West Dean

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Woolaston St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 50 SE
(east side)
6/21 Prior's Lodge
(formerly listed
7.8.54 as Bream Lodge)
- II
Large detached house. Early C18 extensively modified late C18. Rendered,
but central section at back exposed rubble, wood modillion cornice, plain parapet,
full width pediments left and right, low pitched hipped roof with concrete
tiles, and stacks. A long wide block, built across the fall of the land, probably
in more than one stage with three formal elevations and a tripartite back
elevation. 3½ storeys, stepped levels within but continuous parapet; four
lunette dormers over 1 replacement sash at highest level, left, over one 4-pane
sash, a 3-light casement with transom under segmental head, three 12-pane original
sashes, over a pair of C20 glazed doors, 2-light casement, 12-pane sash, pair
of C20 glazed doors approached by stone staircase, small round-headed sash
- the last two items in 3-bay wood porch with hipped slate roof, three deep
18 pane sashes; at right hand end, at lower ground level, three 12-pane sashes.
Return, left, 3-windowed, three storeys, sashes at first and second floor over
two 2-light casements with transom; return, right, 2-windowed three storeys
all glazing bar sashes.
Interior has early C17 open square well stair with plain string, twisted balusters
and heavy handrail; many C18 and C19 panelled doors and shutters, and in dining
room at west end a large stone-cheeked fireplace with very deep oak bressummer.

The asset was previously listed twice. It was also listed under List Entry 1299230. This entry was removed from the List on 07/10/2014.

Listing NGR: SO5958804837

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

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