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3 and 4, Pitt Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8676 / 51°52'3"N

Longitude: -2.2444 / 2°14'39"W

OS Eastings: 383266

OS Northings: 218805

OS Grid: SO832188

Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.WXY

Mapcode Global: VH94C.1BT5

Entry Name: 3 and 4, Pitt Street

Listing Date: 12 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245683

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472383

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

SO8318NW PITT STREET
844-1/8/237 (North side)
12/03/73 Nos.3 AND 4

GV II

Court of Probate, now offices. 1858. By Fulljames and Waller.
Rock-faced rubble in courses with dressed stone features and
details, steeply- pitched hipped and gabled red tiled roofs
with projecting, timber-lined eaves, two triangular dormers on
the outer slopes of the roof of the main block of No.3 and
decorative wrought-iron cresting to its ridge, ashlar stacks
with clustered flue shafts. Picturesque Gothic style. Units of
various sizes placed to fit corner site; the major unit a
large block at east end with a steeply pitched, hipped roof;
the other units set back to west and north.
EXTERIOR: one and two storeys designed for romantic medieval
effect; offset plinth with chamfered ashlar capping; entrances
in the assymetrical front facing Pitt Street; entrance to
No.3, approximately in the centre, is a gabled porch with
arched doorway and hoodmould, to left of the porch the
single-storey main block. On the front of the main block a
window of eight arched lights of the same size and with
trefoiled heads, the stone jambs and mullions faced with
marble shafts supporting the outer mouldings to the arches. On
the front of No.3 an inscription in a stone panel in raised
Gothic lettering: "Gloucester Court of Probate MDCCCVIII"
INTERIOR: entrance lobby to No.3 with encaustic tile floor, on
right the main block a single chamber with a high open timber
roof, the feet of the trusses restrained by a system of iron
tie rods; the lights of windows on the entrance front and east
are framed by polished marble shafts as on the exterior; oriel
windows. Only the interior of the main block inspected.

Listing NGR: SO8326618805

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

Description


GLOUCESTER

SO8318NW PITT STREET
844-1/8/237 (North side)
12/03/73 Nos.3 AND 4

GV II

Court of Probate, now offices. 1858. By Fulljames and Waller.
Rock-faced rubble in courses with dressed stone features and
details, steeply- pitched hipped and gabled red tiled roofs
with projecting, timber-lined eaves, two triangular dormers on
the outer slopes of the roof of the main block of No.3 and
decorative wrought-iron cresting to its ridge, ashlar stacks
with clustered flue shafts. Picturesque Gothic style. Units of
various sizes placed to fit corner site; the major unit a
large block at east end with a steeply pitched, hipped roof;
the other units set back to west and north.
EXTERIOR: one and two storeys designed for romantic medieval
effect; offset plinth with chamfered ashlar capping; entrances
in the assymetrical front facing Pitt Street; entrance to
No.3, approximately in the centre, is a gabled porch with
arched doorway and hoodmould, to left of the porch the
single-storey main block. On the front of the main block a
window of eight arched lights of the same size and with
trefoiled heads, the stone jambs and mullions faced with
marble shafts supporting the outer mouldings to the arches. On
the front of No.3 an inscription in a stone panel in raised
Gothic lettering: "Gloucester Court of Probate MDCCCVIII"
INTERIOR: entrance lobby to No.3 with encaustic tile floor, on
right the main block a single chamber with a high open timber
roof, the feet of the trusses restrained by a system of iron
tie rods; the lights of windows on the entrance front and east
are framed by polished marble shafts as on the exterior; oriel
windows. Only the interior of the main block inspected.

Listing NGR: SO8326618805

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