Tag: Other Buildings & Monuments

Angus Buchanan Recreation Ground, Coleford

Angus Buchanan was born in Coleford in 1894. He went to St John’s Boys School Coleford and Monmouth Grammar School. He won a scholarship to Jesus College, Oxford. Read More

Bathurst Park, Lydney

Before 1850, Lydney and Newerne were two separate villages, the area in between, now Hill Street, was farm land and buildings; as late as 1963 there was an orchard on... Read More

Clearwell Cross

Restored 14th century cross, which is a listed ancient monument. The shrine and the 5 steps on which it stands are original, but the shaft and head were made during... Read More

Courtfield, Welsh Bicknor

Associated with the Vaughan family since 1563, originally called "Greenfield", the house was the childhood home of Henry V, who lived there from 1387 to 1394. Read More

Dilke Hospital, Cinderford

Following the death of the Forest's Member of Parliament (Sir Charles Dilke) in 1911, fund raising commenced to establish a local community hospital. Read More

Flaxley Abbey

Flaxley Abbey was originally a Cistercian monastery built in the vale of Castiard to commemorate the spot where, in 1143 in the reign of King Stephen, Milo Fitzwalter, Earl of... Read More

Forest House

Forest House is on Cinder Hill, Coleford. It was built in about 1795, with walls two feet thick. Read More

Help Me Through The World Inn

The former public house 'Help Me Through The World' is located at the junction of Staunton Road and Boxbush Road. The building is now delicensed. Read More

Littledean Camp

This earthwork Norman Castle was built in the late 11th or early 12th century. It was called 'the old castle of Dene' in the mid-12th century and gave the name... Read More

Littledean Gaol

Littledean Gaol, just outside Littledean on the Littledean to Elton road, was designed by a leading prison architect of the day on lines suggested by one of the greatest prison... Read More

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