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Latitude: 51.8668 / 51°52'0"N
Longitude: -2.2382 / 2°14'17"W
OS Eastings: 383693
OS Northings: 218719
OS Grid: SO836187
Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.YS1
Mapcode Global: VH94C.5B3R
Plus Code: 9C3VVQ86+PP
Entry Name: Picton House
Listing Date: 23 January 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245437
English Heritage Legacy ID: 472585
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1
Electoral Ward/Division: Kingsholm and Wotton
Built-Up Area: Gloucester
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Gloucester St Catharine
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO8318NE WELLINGTON PARADE
844-1/9/374 (East side)
23/01/52 Picton House
Town house, now flats. c1825. Restored and converted to flats.
1988. Ashlar front and brick, slate roof. A symmetrical block
with rear wing to right.
EXTERIOR: two storeys, cellar and attic; symmetrical entrance
facade in monumental classical style faced in ashlar; three
bays with a slight projection to the central bay; wall dado
with offset plinth and capping; above the dado the bays framed
by a giant order of Roman Doric pilasters with a pair of
pilasters at each end of the facade and the outer pilaster of
each pair clasping the corner; pilasters support a massive
crowning entablature which breaks forward on the central bay
projection, and above a parapet with piers corresponding with
the pilasters and a moulded capping.
On the ground floor a recessed central entrance porch in a
plain opening with moulded cornice above, and with carved
brackets in the angles of the flat arched head; a moulded
architrave to the doorway within the porch; in both side bays
the base moulding of the pilasters is continued across as a
moulded string at window sill level, each bay to side a sash
with glazing bars (3x4 panes) in an opening with moulded
architraves. On the first floor three sashes with glazing bars
(3x4 panes), below the central sash a string course at sill
level between the pilasters, otherwise the opening framed by
moulded architrave and a floating cornice above supported on
flanking end-brackets, the sashes in the side bays in openings
with eared architraves and projecting sills.
INTERIOR: staircase off entrance hall to left, open tread with
stick balusters and swept handrail; believed to contain other
Listing NGR: SO8369318719
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