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Bridgekeeper's House on the Gloucester Sharpness Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Hinton, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7357 / 51°44'8"N

Longitude: -2.4473 / 2°26'50"W

OS Eastings: 369204

OS Northings: 204208

OS Grid: SO692042

Mapcode National: GBR JX.1YXT

Mapcode Global: VH87C.JMKR

Plus Code: 9C3VPHP3+73

Entry Name: Bridgekeeper's House on the Gloucester Sharpness Canal

Listing Date: 9 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237982

English Heritage Legacy ID: 415281

Location: Hinton, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL13

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Hinton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Sharpness St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Description


SO 60 SE HINTON PURTON

1/246 Bridgekeeper's House on the
Gloucester-Sharpness Canal

II


Bridgekeepers' house. Early C19, possibly by Robert Mylne, first
principal engineer to the Gloucester and Berkeley Canal Company.
Rendered, slate roof, 2 small rendered stacks. L shape single
storey, possibly originally square with shallow pediments on each
side. Main front to north east facing the Canal with 2 fluted
Doric columns widely spaced in antis beneath shallow pediment with
plain frieze and cornice, and without bases. Doorcase at back of
portico has moulded jambs and linteLand 6-panel door, top 4
fielded, lower 2 flush. Scattered fenestration, mainly small
sashes, plate-glass or 16-pane. Slightly projecting plain eaves
cornice on range parallel to Canal. Survey work for the original
canal route from Gloucester to Berkeley was carried out by Mylne in
1793. In 1813 the terminal point was changed to Sharpness, and
the canal opened in 1827. Sharpness, centenary booklet 1974,
published by British Waterways Board.


Listing NGR: SO6920404208

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