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Monument House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8682 / 51°52'5"N

Longitude: -2.2481 / 2°14'53"W

OS Eastings: 383013

OS Northings: 218874

OS Grid: SO830188

Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.VV4

Mapcode Global: VH94B.Z9CP

Plus Code: 9C3VVQ92+7Q

Entry Name: Monument House

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Last Amended: 15 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245669

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472428

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: Hempsted with Gloucester, Saint Mary de Lode and Saint Mary de Crypt

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


844-1/8/327 (East side)
23/01/52 Monument House
(Formerly Listed as:
Monument House)


Includes: Monument House ST MARY'S STREET.
Town house, now converted to include a flat in addition to the
main dwelling. c1770, may incorporate earlier structure. Minor
late C20 alterations and a small addition on north side. Red
brick with stone details, hipped slate roof with segmental
roofed dormers. Front block with rear wing to right making
EXTERIOR: three storeys, cellar and attic; front of four
unequally- spaced bays; stone crowning cornice with close set
modillions. In the third bay from the left a narrow, recessed
entrance porch with basket arch is framed by stone pilasters
and an applied, Gothick style, crocketted ogee arch with a
foliated finial above; framing the top of the arch and finial
a stepped cornice on brackets arched in the centre above the
finial; inside the porch five stone steps to the doorway
threshold, six-panel door with the four, fielded, upper panels
and basket-arched fanlight with radiating glazing bars.
On the ground and first floors sashes with glazing bars (3x4
panes) and on the second floor shorter sashes with glazing
bars (3x3 panes), all in openings with brick flat-arched heads
set with projecting keystones and projecting stone sills;
three dormers to the front above the first, third and fourth
bays from the left all with sashes with glazing bars (2x2
panes); the former segmental-arched windows to the cellar are
INTERIOR: rooms on ground-floor, now part of the flat, are
entered through C20 lobby added onto the north side; the main
dwelling on upper floors entered from ground floor hall and
staircase; on the ground floor the front room to left of hall
has original moulded joinery including skirting, chair rail,
and architraves to windows, with bracketed ceiling cornice
breaking forward above each window, C19 fireplace surround;
room to right has an arched recess in the south wall and
dentil ceiling cornice.
The main dwelling has C18 central, open-well staircase to full
height of house, with curtail step, open string with shaped
tread-end brackets, two column-on-vase balusters to each

tread, and ramped handrail, on the first floor the room to
left has dado panels with moulded chair rail, dentil ceiling
cornice and C19 fireplace. Brick walled and vaulted cellar.

Listing NGR: SO8301318873

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

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