History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Forest House

A Grade II Listed Building in Coleford, Gloucestershire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.7915 / 51°47'29"N

Longitude: -2.6176 / 2°37'3"W

OS Eastings: 357500

OS Northings: 210498

OS Grid: SO575104

Mapcode National: GBR FQ.Y7BM

Mapcode Global: VH872.L71G

Plus Code: 9C3VQ9RJ+JX

Entry Name: Forest House

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186301

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353696

Location: Coleford, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL16

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Coleford

Built-Up Area: Coleford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Find accommodation in


(west side)

4/5 No 2 (Forest House)


House, now hotel. Late C18. Coursed and dressed rubble stone,
stone dressings, slate roof with wooden eaves modillion cornice, 3
stone stacks. Single range with outshut and mid C19 extension at
rear. 2 storeys and attic. 4 sash windows, 12-pane, with
grooved keystones, 4 small hipped dormers with paired casements.
Door in bay 2 with curved projecting hood on cusped brackets. Was
home of David Mushet, first to produce good cast steel by the
combined process of Bessemer and Mushet.

Listing NGR: SO5750010498

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.