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Kimberley Warehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8636 / 51°51'49"N

Longitude: -2.2515 / 2°15'5"W

OS Eastings: 382778

OS Northings: 218368

OS Grid: SO827183

Mapcode National: GBR 1L5.1L6

Mapcode Global: VH94B.XFL6

Entry Name: Kimberley Warehouse

Listing Date: 12 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472562

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

SO8218SE THE DOCKS
844-1/11/348 Kimberley Warehouse
12/03/73

GV II

Warehouse, now local authority offices and public house 1846.
Probably by John Jaques of Gloucester for Humphrey Brown,
later MP for Tewkesbury, and leased to JP Kimberley, corn
merchant; in 1985 converted for public house in basement and
ground floor, and offices for Gloucester City Council in upper
floors, with infill additions linking offices in similar
conversion of Herbert Warehouse (qv) on the north side and in
Phillpotts Warehouse (qv) on the south side. Red brick with
stone sills and lintels to window openings, renewed slate roof
with skylights and barge and eaves boards; internally hollow
cast-iron columns and timber or concrete floors. A large
rectangular block with gable-end towards Main Dock, the sides
partly masked by late C20 infill additions..
EXTERIOR: six storeys, basement and loft floor; on each side
of the block three full-height former loading door openings,
one in the centre and one towards each end, all flanked by
wall panels (W-D-W-D-W-D-W) with four windows in each wall
panel on each floor; in each gable-end wall a central, former
loading door opening, and in wall to each side of opening two
windows to each floor and one to the loft; the former loading
door openings infilled with late C20 windows and panels, and
in the sides by C20 infill with access to adjoining
warehouses; all the windows fitted with C20 side-hung sashes.
INTERIOR: refitted, some cast-iron columns and in loft floor
timber queen post trusses.
(Conway-Jones H: Gloucester Docks An Illustrated History:
Gloucester: 1984-: 167; Original Drawings in Gloucestershire
Records Office: D2460 Drawings 1-L).


Listing NGR: SO8277818368

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