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© Mr Peter Bassingham

IoE Number: 33907
Location: GAUGE HOUSE,
Photographer: Mr Peter Bassingham
Date Photographed: 08 June 2002
Date listed: 19 January 1987
Date of last amendment: 19 January 1987
Grade II

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ST 45 NE BLAGDON C.P. RICKFORD 9/39 Gauge House G.V. II Gauge House. Late C19. Wooden raft supported by cast iron stanchions over brook. House of rockfaced coursed red sandstone with green sandstone dressings on a limestone plinth. Timber frame outer skin on brick with roughcast infill and plain tile roof. Swiss chalet style. Square on plan with a pyramidal roof and open apex turret with weathervane. Window and door openings to each face which develop into gabled dormers; plank doors with fine ironwork hinges. Retaining wall to roadside of rockfaced squared sandstone with ashlar coping and piers and wrought iron railings. The sluicehouse makes an important visual contribution to the streetscape with the Masonic Lodge (q.v.) and Mill House (q.v.)

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