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11, Westgate Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8656 / 51°51'56"N

Longitude: -2.2466 / 2°14'47"W

OS Eastings: 383118

OS Northings: 218590

OS Grid: SO831185

Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.WB8

Mapcode Global: VH94C.0CPN

Entry Name: 11, Westgate Street

Listing Date: 12 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245443

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472591

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1

County: Gloucestershire

District: Gloucester

Town: Gloucester

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Hempsted with Gloucester, Saint Mary de Lode and Saint Mary de Crypt

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


GLOUCESTER

SO8318NW WESTGATE STREET
844-1/8/380 (South side)
12/03/73 No.11

GV II

Shop and dwelling, now offices, with later conversion and
extension of the dwelling to accommodate a gentlemen's club
(The Gloucester Club). Early C19; the east wall flanking
pedestrian entry to Mercer's Passage incorporates a length of
medieval stone rubble wall; c1875 remodelled internally for
conversion to club premises; C20 alterations, principally to
ground floor, and extensions at rear. Brick with stuccoed
front, slate roof.
EXTERIOR: four storeys and cellar, the front of two bays above
C20 glazed front to ground-floor office, the glazing recessed
within a plain polished stone surround; a moulded band at
second-floor level; a plain band at third-floor level, and a
moulded crowning cornice with blocking course. Plain sashes in
openings framed by plain, slightly raised architraves with
roundel indented at each upper angle and projecting stone
sills; the sills to the second and third-floor windows
supported on small moulded end brackets.
INTERIOR: ground floor refitted in late C20; behind front
office the stair well with early C19 dog-leg staircase with
stick balusters and ramped handrail. On first floor two rooms
linked c1875 to form a single large reception room for the
Gloucester Club, elaborately decorated in a French C18 style
with moulded plaster panels to walls and ceilings, moulded
marble chimney pieces and joinery. Some early C19 joinery in
other rooms. Cellar not available for inspection. The length
of medieval rubble wall facing the entry to Mercer's Alley is
believed to incorporate reused Roman masonry.

Listing NGR: SO8311818589

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

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