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2 and 4, West Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7173 / 51°43'2"N

Longitude: -1.9684 / 1°58'6"W

OS Eastings: 402277

OS Northings: 202066

OS Grid: SP022020

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.74X

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.T3QB

Plus Code: 9C3WP28J+WJ

Entry Name: 2 and 4, West Market Place

Listing Date: 14 June 1948

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025107

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365472

Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Cirencester

Built-Up Area: Cirencester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cirencester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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578-1/4/334 (East side)
14/06/48 Nos.2 AND 4


2 shops with offices and flats over. Late C18/early C19 to
left (No.4), late C17/early C18 with early C19 alterations to
right (No.2). To left (No.4) limestone ashlar now painted to
front, coursed squared limestone rubble to left side (former
internal wall), rear and single-storey extension to rear;
double mansard roof Welsh slate with artificial slate to
internal slopes, small gabled roof between mansards corrugated
asbestos, single-storey extension to rear has stone slate
hipped roof; ashlar left and right end stacks to front roof,
concrete blockwork right end stack to rear roof.
To right (No.2) stucco to front and rear, over timber-framing
to front; artificial slate roof; no visible stack. To left
(No.4) 3 storeys, attic and cellar; 2-window range. First
floor has two 2/2- 6/6- 2/2-pane triple sashes with stone
mullions in form of pilasters with paterae to friezes and
matching half-pilasters to left and right within plain
reveals; second floor has 2 similar windows with paterae left
uncarved; ground floor has C19 shopfront with C20 alterations,
with 2- and 3-light windows with moulded mullions with leaf
tops and bases and moulded cill flanking recessed glazed door,
C20 plastic fascia. One single-light flat-topped dormer and
one C20 rooflight. Moulded stone eaves cornice and coped
parapet; lead pipe to centre front.
To right (No.2) 3 storeys, attic and cellar; 2-window range.
First floor has two 6/6-pane sashes in reeded timber surrounds
with roundel corners; second floor has 2 similar windows.
Ground floor has C19 timber shopfront with C20 alterations,
with plate glass window and door in surround of broad
pilasters with heavy console brackets, frieze and modillion
cornice. Two C20 rooflights. Boxed-out eaves.
Left side (No.4) former internal wall has C20 windows and door
to ground floor, no windows above; rear (No.4) has one
6/6-pane horned sash to first floor, two 3/6-pane sashes and
one blind window to second floor, single-storey extension with
C20 windows and door to ground floor; 2 segmental topped
dormers with C20 top-hung windows; rear of 2 has one early C18
6/6-pane sash in flat beaded surround with keyed lintel and
projecting cill and one small single-light window to first
floor; C20 glazed door in C20 lean-to porch to ground floor;
one C20 rooflight; C20 plank door to cellar down concrete
steps to left.
INTERIORS not inspected. Former internal wall to left (No.4)
exposed C20, date unknown, by demolition of neighbouring
(Viner DJ: Cirencester As It Was: P.40, 41: Nelson,
Lancashire: 1983-).

Listing NGR: SP0227802071

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