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30, Castle Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7163 / 51°42'58"N

Longitude: -1.9704 / 1°58'13"W

OS Eastings: 402139

OS Northings: 201955

OS Grid: SP021019

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.6NM

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.S4P3

Entry Name: 30, Castle Street

Listing Date: 24 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365173

Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

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


CIRENCESTER

SP0201 CASTLE STREET
578-1/6/35 (North side)
No.30

GV II

Offices and restaurant with flat over. C16 with earlier
origins, C18, C19 and C20 alterations. Coursed squared
limestone rubble; Welsh slate roof; stone ridge stack now
truncated. C19 brick stack on lean-to brick extension to rear.
Main range to street is 2 storeys, attic and cellar; 3-window
range. First floor has 3 early C20 timber oriel windows with
1/1- 2/2- 1/1-pane horned sashes to front and timber mullions,
each supported on 4 shaped timber brackets; oriels continue
upwards with 3 similar windows in raking half dormers lighting
attic.
Ground floor has two C19 shop windows with C20 alterations; to
left C20 bow window and glazed door under C19 timber frieze
and moulded cornice, to centre 7x3-pane shop window in C19
timber surround of flanking pilasters, blind box and moulded
cornice; to right small plate glass window in plain reveal
with exposed timber lintel.
To right through-passage to rear in plain reveal with exposed
timber lintel; left wall of passage light timber framing with
brick infill. C19 and C20 ranges to rear now altered and
converted to restaurant.
INTERIOR of main range has heavy unstopped chamfered
cross-axial beam with painted decoration, probably C17, in red
and cream geometrical and scroll patterns, exposed heavy
joists laid flat; room to rear now opened out to front has
late C18 moulded timber dentil cornice, section of chair rail
with rope moulding on wall to left. Cellar has 2 stone spiral
staircases, that to left now blocked, suggesting 2 earlier
buildings on this site. Upper floors not inspected.


Listing NGR: SP0213901955

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