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155 and 157, Southgate Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8592 / 51°51'33"N

Longitude: -2.2504 / 2°15'1"W

OS Eastings: 382848

OS Northings: 217879

OS Grid: SO828178

Mapcode National: GBR 1L5.FVC

Mapcode Global: VH94B.YJ4K

Entry Name: 155 and 157, Southgate Street

Listing Date: 12 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245636

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472518

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 SOUTHGATE STREET
844-1/15/293 (East side)
12/03/73 Nos.155 AND 157

II

Semi-detached houses, now post office,(No.155) and cafe
(No.157. c1835 with later alterations. Brick with stuccoed
fronts, slate roofs, brick stacks. Double-depth block with
wings at rear.
EXTERIOR: two storeys; originally a continuous facade of six
bays overall; the three bays of No.155 unaltered, but a shop
inserted on the ground floor in the three bays of No.157; the
bays defined by slender full-height pilasters with moulded
capitals supporting a crowning entablature and parapet. On the
ground floor of No.155 between the pilasters horizontal
rustication capped by raised bands, the entrance doorway in
the central bay has semicircular fanlight with radiating
glazing bars and six-panel door; sashes in the bays to either
side with glazing bars (4x5 panes). On the ground floor of
No.157 a C20 shop-front framed by C19 pilasters with console
brackets at the ends of the fascia above. On the first floor a
sash with glazing bars (4x4 panes) in each bay of both units.
Part of crowning cornice replaced in fibre glass in 1990.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO8284817879

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

Description


GLOUCESTER

SO8217 SOUTHGATE STREET
844-1/15/293 (East side)
12/03/73 Nos.155 AND 157

II

Semi-detached houses, now post office,(No.155) and cafe
(No.157. c1835 with later alterations. Brick with stuccoed
fronts, slate roofs, brick stacks. Double-depth block with
wings at rear.
EXTERIOR: two storeys; originally a continuous facade of six
bays overall; the three bays of No.155 unaltered, but a shop
inserted on the ground floor in the three bays of No.157; the
bays defined by slender full-height pilasters with moulded
capitals supporting a crowning entablature and parapet. On the
ground floor of No.155 between the pilasters horizontal
rustication capped by raised bands, the entrance doorway in
the central bay has semicircular fanlight with radiating
glazing bars and six-panel door; sashes in the bays to either
side with glazing bars (4x5 panes). On the ground floor of
No.157 a C20 shop-front framed by C19 pilasters with console
brackets at the ends of the fascia above. On the first floor a
sash with glazing bars (4x4 panes) in each bay of both units.
Part of crowning cornice replaced in fibre glass in 1990.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO8284817879

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