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Sherborne House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8602 / 51°51'36"N

Longitude: -2.2487 / 2°14'55"W

OS Eastings: 382968

OS Northings: 217989

OS Grid: SO829179

Mapcode National: GBR 1L5.89K

Mapcode Global: VH94B.ZH1T

Entry Name: Sherborne House

Listing Date: 25 January 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245621

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472531

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: St James and All Saints, Gloucester

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


GLOUCESTER

SO8217 SPA ROAD
844-1/15/309 (North side)
25/01/52 Nos.23, 25 AND 27
Sherborne House

GV II*

Block of three houses. c1825, late C19 alterations. For John
Chadborn. Brick, stuccoed on front, slate roofs, brick stacks.
Double-depth block; the central house, No.25, is flanked by
recessed mirror-image houses, Nos 23 & 27 respectively, with
rear wings.
EXTERIOR: three storeys and basements. Symmetrical front, the
central house of three bays and each of the recessed flanking
houses of one wide bay with a second narrower bay further
recessed on the side.
The ground floor of No.25 is rusticated with a stone paved
verandah across the full width; at first-floor level the
balcony above the verandah is supported on three slender,
cast-iron posts and has a delicate wrought-iron balustrade; on
the first and second floors the bays are defined by a giant
order of shallow, panelled pilasters, the outer pilasters
inset from the corners, which support the crowning entablature
and parapet.
No.25, on the ground floor a central entrance doorway with a
fielded eight-panel door, (top panels glazed) framed with
flanking sidelights and with a segmental-arched head enclosing
a decorative metal fanlight in an opening with moulded
architrave; on each side of the doorway a sash with glazing
bars (4x4 panes); on the first floor three tall sashes with
glazing bars (3x5 panes) giving access to the balcony; on the
second floor three sashes with glazing bars (3x4 panes) in
openings with decorative wrought-iron, bow-fronted window
guards.
No.23, on the recessed front an offset plinth, raised band at
first-floor level, and crowning cornice with parapet; the
entrance porch on the front of the recessed bay to right
approached by a flight of stone steps with wrought-iron
balustrade, the lean-to porch canopy supported by decorative
wrought-iron standards; entrance doorway with semicircular
arched head enclosing a decorative metal fanlight and fielded
six-panel door in an opening with moulded architrave; on the
ground floor of the projecting bay to right a sash, and on
both upper floors on the fronts of each bay a similar sash,
all with glazing bars and with decorative wrought-iron,
bow-fronted window guards.

No 27, the details of the front similar to No.23 except
original porch replaced in late C19 by an open, timber-framed,
gabled porch partly constructed with moulded and carved late
C16 and C17 timbers including turned posts and richly scrolled
barge boards with a turned apex finial, probably decorative
timbers salvaged from houses in Gloucester; to left in the
front of the wide bay the original sash replaced with a plain
horned sash in opening with added moulded architrave and
cornice.
INTERIOR: not inspected.


Listing NGR: SO8296817989

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

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