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Picton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245437

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472585

ID on this website: 101245437

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1

County: Gloucestershire

District: Gloucester

Electoral Ward/Division: Kingsholm and Wotton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Gloucester St Catharine

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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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
original features.

Listing NGR: SO8369318719

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