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Temperance Hall and Attached Schoolroom

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7193 / 51°43'9"N

Longitude: -1.9714 / 1°58'17"W

OS Eastings: 402068

OS Northings: 202281

OS Grid: SP020022

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.0F0

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.S14V

Plus Code: 9C3WP29H+PC

Entry Name: Temperance Hall and Attached Schoolroom

Listing Date: 23 July 1971

Last Amended: 24 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206711

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365456

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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THOMAS STREET (North side),
Temperance Hall and attached schoolroom

(Formerly Listed as:
THOMAS STREET (North side) Temperance Hall)



Salvation Army Temperance Hall. Dated 1846, built for
Christopher Bowly. Coursed squared limestone with ashlar
dressings; stone slates to right slope of roof, artificial
stone slates to left slope and hipped roof of schoolroom to
rear; truncated ashlar lateral stacks to left and right,
rebuilt brick ridge stack to schoolroom. Hall is in simple
Gothic style, gable facing.
Single-storey one-window range. Large pointed window with
perpendicular tracery in chamfered reveal with hoodmould;
single-storey full-width projection to front in ashlar with
lean-to roof is porch with higher stair-turrets to each side;
centre has pair of studded boarded doors with large scrolled
strap hinges in square-headed moulded stone surround with
pointed head to opening with initials CB carved in relief in
spandrels. Leaded lancets in splayed reveals with hoodmoulds
flanking door, similar windows in stair turrets. Carved ribbon
decoration with lettering CB AD 1846 and lancet with trefoil
head and splayed reveal in gable; gable has moulded stone
coping with trefoil-headed stops on corbelled-out kneelers and
ridge stop. Left side has 4 tall lancet windows with trefoil
heads and is articulated by buttresses and central buttressed
Schoolroom to rear probably earlier C19; north elevation
(liturgical east) is 2-storey 3-window range. First floor has
one 2- and one 3-light chamfered stone-mullion window, one
similar single-light window with leaded lights, early
diamond-pattern leaded light to 2 left-hand lights of 3-light
window to right. Ground floor has one similar 2-light stone
mullion and transom window, one similar 2-light window and 3
single-light windows, some with C20 leaded lights; 4 weathered
buttresses to ground floor.
Extension to right in separate occupation, rebuilt C20.
INTERIORS not inspected.
(Welsford J: Cirencester: A History and Guide: Gloucester:
1987-: PP 134-5).

Listing NGR: SP0206802281

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