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Spital Gate and Attached Cottage

A Grade I Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.721 / 51°43'15"N

Longitude: -1.9671 / 1°58'1"W

OS Eastings: 402369

OS Northings: 202478

OS Grid: SP023024

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.1HN

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.V0FH

Plus Code: 9C3WP2CM+C5

Entry Name: Spital Gate and Attached Cottage

Listing Date: 14 June 1948

Last Amended: 24 May 1993

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187492

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365351

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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Listing Text


578-1/4/216 (South West side)
14/06/48 Spital Gate and attached cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
Cottage No.1)


Gatehouse to former Abbey and attached cottage. Late C12 and
late C17, restored C19. Coursed squared limestone rubble;
stone slate roofs; stone left- and right-end stacks to
gatehouse, to right shared with attached cottage.
Rectangular gatehouse has cottage of irregular plan attached
to right. Gatehouse has large elliptically-arched opening to
left with triple-chamfered surround with roll-moulded hood
continued as string to left and short section to right;
round-headed pedestrian gateway to right has chamfered reveal,
roll-moulded hood and relieving arch. Pair of studded plank
doors in large opening, probably C17 with later repairs, of
harr-hung construction and possibly originally harr-hung have
extended ledges and shaped braces, wrought-iron strap hinges;
studded plank door in small opening of similar date with
wrought-iron strap hinges.
Rear range of cottage to right, single-storey with gable
facing to left, has one 2-light chamfered stone mullion window
with hoodmould to left, plank door with Tudor-arched head has
applied moulding forming vertical panels, in chamfered reveal
with hoodmould.
Rear elevation of gatehouse has similar large elliptically-
arched opening, one gabled dormer with 2-light casement
window; cottage has one gable, single storey and attic
one-window range. Ground floor has one 2-light chamfered stone
mullion window with C19 iron casements and hoodmould, one
similar window in gable above; door to ground floor left has
Tudor-arched head and applied moulding forming 3 vertical
panels, hoodmould over.
INTERIOR of cottage has C20 alterations; C20 staircase, ground
floor front has chamfered beam with step-stop, re-used door
with 6 raised-and-fielded panels between ground floor front
and rear rooms, roof structure of cottage partially inspected,
appears C17 with later repairs.
(The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The
Cotswolds: London: 1970-: P.180).

Listing NGR: SP0236902478

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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