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Corinium Museum and Attached Gateway

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7173 / 51°43'2"N

Longitude: -1.9705 / 1°58'13"W

OS Eastings: 402136

OS Northings: 202063

OS Grid: SP021020

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.6N8

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.S3NC

Entry Name: Corinium Museum and Attached Gateway

Listing Date: 14 June 1948

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206522

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365412

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

SP0202 PARK STREET
578-1/4/276 (North side)
14/06/48 No.29
Corinium Museum and attached
gateway

GV II

Museum, formerly house. Mid C18 with later alterations.
Limestone ashlar, coursed rubble to right side, coursed
squared limestone to left side; stone slate hipped parapeted
roof, concrete tile to rear range to left; rebuilt brick
stacks on gablets to left and right of front range, brick left
end stack to rear range to left.
7-bay Palladian villa with 3 bays to centre broken forward
with pediment over. 3 storey 7-window range. First floor has
seven 6/6-pane horned sashes, 3 to centre in moulded stone
architraves with keyed lintels and stone cills, to left and
right in plain reveals with stone cills. Second floor has
seven similar 3/3-pane sashes. Ground floor has six C19
2/2-pane horned sashes in plain reveals with stone cills;
Doric doorcase with open pediment to centre now infilled with
C20 glazing. Shallow plinth; chamfered rustication to ground
floor forming voussoirs over window heads; band courses over
ground and first floors. Bracketed eaves cornice, parapet;
blocking course.
Entrance is to C20 addition to rear left via round-headed
opening in C19 screen wall with moulded architrave, impost
bands and bracket keystone; aedicule of 2 Ionic columns, full
entablature and dentil cornice, blocking course; pair of
C19/C20 iron gates.
INTERIOR has undergone major C20 alteration for museum use.


Listing NGR: SP0213602063

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

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