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Bigsweir House

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Briavels, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7373 / 51°44'14"N

Longitude: -2.6696 / 2°40'10"W

OS Eastings: 353856

OS Northings: 204504

OS Grid: SO538045

Mapcode National: GBR JM.1P6F

Mapcode Global: VH877.PL1J

Entry Name: Bigsweir House

Listing Date: 7 August 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123746

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354486

Location: St. Briavels, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL15

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: St. Briavels

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: St Briavels St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ST BRIAVELS BIGSWEIR
S)O 50 SW
5/129 Bigsweir House
7.8.54
- II
Detached country house. Mid C18. Cut and squared sandstone over chamfered offset
plinth, hipped Welsh slate roof to moulded wood eaves cornice, end stacks, left
in brick and right in stone; deep back wing is sandstone rubble with Welsh slate
roof. 2½ storeys and basement, 5-windowed, 3 small 2-light hipped dormers over
12-pane sashes with broad sash boxes to stone voussoirs and stone cills; in basement,
left, a 2-light chamfered mullion casement and right similar set back from segmental
head. Central pair C20 glazed doors in sandstone Roman Doric portico with pediment
approached by 8 steps with nosings in low walls flared to piers with broad moulded
cappings and urns. To right a flat-roofed C20 extension. Left return has one bay
as front plus blank opening. Back wing is 2 storey, built into land-slope becomes
one storey. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SO5385604504

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