Category: Heritage Sites

Bixslade Colliery

There was a colliery in Bixslade at least by the 1790s, when James Teague was a partner in Bixslade Water Engine Pit. Read More

Bixslade Stoneworks

The stone works was opened in 1901 by Messrs. E. Turner & Sons of Cardiff to enable the working of stone brought down the Bicslade Tramroad from Spion Kop Quarry. Read More

Bixslade Tramroad

The Bicslade (sic) Tramroad was a branch off the Severn and Wye Railway’s 3 ft 6 in. gauge tramroad from Lydney to Lydbrook, which opened in 1810. Read More

Blue & Green Plaque Scheme

The Forest of Dean has seen many people play a huge part in our history, and Foresters’ Forest is recognising some of these local figures with a plaque. Read More

Blue Plaque - Dame Muriel Powell (1914-1978)

Dame Muriel Powell was born in Ruspidge, East Dean, Gloucestershire and worked as a nurse, hospital matron, public servant and as Chief Nursing Officer for the Scottish Home and Health Department. Read More

Blue Plaque - David Mushet (1772-1847) & Robert Mushet (1811-1891)

A combined blue plaque nomination for David and Robert Mushet. Read More

Blue Plaque - Dennis Potter (1935-1994)

Dramatist for some of the most popular plays in TV history Read More

Blue Plaque - FW Harvey DCM (1888-1957)

F.W. Harvey was a poet and broadcaster described as the ‘Laureate of Gloucestershire’. Locally he is also remembered for his legal work, offering services for little payment to people with... Read More

Blue Plaque - James Horlick (1844-1921) & William Horlick (1846-1936)

A combined blue plaque, to represent both William and James Horlick, who grew up in Ruardean. Read More

Brick Pit

Moseley Green New Engine gales were granted in 1842-3, and there was a Brick Pit on Newmanshropshire gale by 1855. Read More

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