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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1212303
English Heritage Legacy ID: 353740
Location: Lydbrook, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL17
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
SO 51 NE LYDBROOK LOWER LYDBROOK
(corner of Proberts Lane to south)
1/51 The Priory
12.12.53 (formerly listed under Lydbrook)
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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