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19 and 21, Spa Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8604 / 51°51'37"N

Longitude: -2.2491 / 2°14'56"W

OS Eastings: 382943

OS Northings: 218003

OS Grid: SO829180

Mapcode National: GBR 1L5.867

Mapcode Global: VH94B.YHVQ

Plus Code: 9C3VVQ62+49

Entry Name: 19 and 21, Spa Road

Listing Date: 25 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472530

Location: Westgate, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: St James and All Saints, Gloucester

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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844-1/11/308 (North side)
25/01/52 Nos.19 AND 21


Pair of semi-detached houses. c1825; later C19 extensions
including verandas. Brick, stuccoed front, hipped slate roof,
brick stacks, timber-framed and glazed verandahs; the roof of
the verandah to No.19 has original spade-shaped zinc tiles;
later roof on No.21.
PLAN: double-depth block, mirror image block with a narrow
recessed wing on the side of No.19; rear wings; added in late
C19 across the fronts of both houses, single storey, mirror
image, lean-to verandahs, both with a wide, projecting,
cross-gabled bay flanking the entrance to each house at the
outer ends of the verandahs.
EXTERIOR: three storeys; symmetrical front to the main block
of four bays and a narrow recessed bay on the left-hand side
of No.19; on the front the ground floor is masked by the
addition of the single-storey verandahs;
The fronts of the verandahs, including the cross-gabled wings,
are framed with timber corner posts and mullions and an upper
transom as a continuous run of tall glazed panels and square
panels above, with a Chinese pattern of glazing bars in most
of the upper panels, and glazed panels in the gable; at the
outer end of each verandah an entrance doorway with glazed
panel doors and a transom light; on the front of the main
block above the verandahs a raised band at first-floor level.
Upper floors articulated by a four-bay giant arcade of
shallow, plain pilasters and basket arches, and above a
continuous crowning string course (cornice removed c20) and
coped parapet; in each bay on the first floor of the main
block and the single-bay front of the recessed wing on the
side of No.19 are sashes with glazing bars (3x4 panes), the
sills of the openings to No.19 at the level of the first-floor
band; a bow-fronted, decorative wrought-iron guard to the
opening on the front of the wing; on the second floor in each
bay and on the wing sashes with glazing bars (3x4 panes) in
openings with projecting stone sills.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO8294318003

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