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Latitude: 51.7147 / 51°42'52"N
Longitude: -1.9708 / 1°58'15"W
OS Eastings: 402111
OS Northings: 201773
OS Grid: SP021017
Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.DJT
Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.S5GC
Entry Name: Kingsleigh and Attached Railing Bases
Listing Date: 14 June 1948
Last Amended: 24 May 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187516
English Heritage Legacy ID: 365422
Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7
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
SP0201 SHEEP STREET
578-1/6/286 (East side)
14/06/48 Nos.27 AND 27A
Kingsleigh and attached railing
(Formerly Listed as:
House. Probably late C18, reconstructed by VA Lawson for
himself, late C19/early C20. Limestone ashlar to centre,
coursed squared limestone to wings; roof to centre is lead
flat behind parapet with Welsh slate gabled roof to rear,
Welsh slate roofs to wings; rendered stacks to left and right
of main range on coped gables of wings, 2 reconstituted stone
stacks to left and right of gabled roof to rear centre.
Main range with pedimented central bay breaking forward
slightly is set back from street and flanked by pair of wings
coming forward to edge of pavement.
Main range is 2-storey 5-window; first floor has five C19
3/6-pane horned sashes in plain reveals; ground floor has 4
similar 6/6-pane sashes with stone cills. Ground floor centre
has pedimented Doric porch with half-column respond; 6-panel
door with decorative overlight with 3 octagonal panes. Shallow
ashlar plinth; band course over ground floor; cill band to
first floor; moulded stone cornice with pediment to centre;
blocking course. Former railing bases with segmental tops
extend from porch to each wing.
Wing to left is 2-storey 2-window; two 3/6-pane sashes in
plain reveals to first floor; 2 similar windows below with
stone cills. Door with 6 flush panels and single-pane
overlight in plain reveal to left. Shallow plinth; cill band
to first floor. Right return has single-pane sash to ground
Wing to right (No.27A) is similar to wing to left without cill
band to first floor but narrow band course over ground floor
to correspond to cill band to left; half-glazed C20 door with
4-pane overlight. Each wing has moulded eaves gutter; moulded
hopper head and rectangular section down-pipe to return to
INTERIOR not inspected but No.27 noted as having staircase to
left with shaped cheek-pieces, 2 turned balusters to a tread,
possibly C18 rearranged in C19.
(List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic
Interest: 1971-: P.95; The Buildings of England: Verey D:
Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds: London: 1970-: P.183).
Listing NGR: SP0211101773
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