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The Priory

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydbrook, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8473 / 51°50'50"N

Longitude: -2.589 / 2°35'20"W

OS Eastings: 359523

OS Northings: 216685

OS Grid: SO595166

Mapcode National: GBR FR.TVSP

Mapcode Global: VH86Q.2TNR

Entry Name: The Priory

Listing Date: 12 December 1953

Last Amended: 24 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353740

Location: Lydbrook, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL17

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Lydbrook

Built-Up Area: Lydbrook

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Lydbrook Holy Jesus

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 51 NE LYDBROOK LOWER LYDBROOK
(corner of Proberts Lane to south)

1/51 The Priory
12.12.53 (formerly listed under Lydbrook)

II

House. Late C15/early C16, with former barn to north, now
incorporated in house, of C17. Timber framed with close studding
on long side walls, complex slate roofs with central stone stack.
2 storeys, on stone plinth, containing cellar to one side only.
Single range with cross gable and former barn to north. Scattered
fenestration, mainly casements. Road front has 3 windows; other
side includes one 6-light wooden mullion window with 2 king
mullions, currently blocked (June 1984).
Interior: cross gable has cambered tie beams on haunched posts and
is 3 bays long. Owner reports smoke blackened timbers in central
bay. These were not inspected. On both floors some "squared"
Tudor arched doorways. 2 back to back medieval fireplaces with
oak bressumer and stone cheeks. Room on ground floor to south has
beams with wide plain chamfers and steps, and "secret" room
above with some paint traces on timberwork still visible, also
remnants of oak screens partition.


Listing NGR: SO5952316685

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

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