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156, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9926 / 51°59'33"N

Longitude: -2.1574 / 2°9'26"W

OS Eastings: 389286

OS Northings: 232692

OS Grid: SO892326

Mapcode National: GBR 1JR.1C6

Mapcode Global: VH93T.K59T

Entry Name: 156, High Street

Listing Date: 4 March 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201275

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376859

Location: Tewkesbury, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Tewkesbury

Built-Up Area: Tewkesbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tewkesbury St Mary the Virgin (Tewkesbury Abbey)

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


859-1/6/278 (East side)
04/03/52 No.156


House at junction of two principal streets, with shop. Early
C19 facade, some C18 interior detail. Flemish bond brickwork,
slate roof, brick stacks. A tall building with a splayed
corner, and parapet cropped close to third-floor window heads;
the property links the last building in the main run in High
Street with the first in Barton Street.
4 storeys, 1:1:1-windowed. 12-pane (horizontal) sash at third
floor, above 16-pane at first and second floors, all to brick
voussoirs and central fluted keystone with cornice. C20
plate-glass shop front to each facet, with deep-set doors on
splay front. A large stone panel inscribed 'Frisby's' has
replaced the central first-floor window.
INTERIOR, which links with No.1, Barton Street (qv), is very
simple, with remnants of contemporary stick-baluster
staircases, and 2 blocked fireplaces, one of these with eared
This building is a key element in the townscape at the
junction of the three main streets, The Cross; the top courses
of the walling, just below the parapet, are a rebuilding. A
1960 photograph in the NMR shows the first-floor splay to have
a glazing-bar sash where the inscribed panel is located.
(Photograph in National Monuments Record: 1960-).

Listing NGR: SO8929032695

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