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24 and 26, Morpeth Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8544 / 51°51'15"N

Longitude: -2.2379 / 2°14'16"W

OS Eastings: 383712

OS Northings: 217339

OS Grid: SO837173

Mapcode National: GBR 1L5.R0N

Mapcode Global: VH94C.5N88

Entry Name: 24 and 26, Morpeth Street

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245711

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472364

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1

County: Gloucestershire

District: Gloucester

Town: Gloucester

Electoral Ward/Division: Barton and Tredworth

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Gloucester, Saint Paul and Saint Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


GLOUCESTER

SO81NW MORPETH STREET
844-1/3/218 (South side)
05/06/87 Nos.24 AND 26

II

Semi-detached pair of houses. c1855. Richly detailed and
similar to terrace of houses, Nos 70 to 84 Melbourne Street
(qv), dated 1855, and presumed to be by same developer. Red
brick in English bond with yellow brick bands and dressings,
plain tile roof with bands of fish-scale tiles on outer
slopes, brick stacks. Double-depth, mirror-image pair, with
entrances on each side.
EXTERIOR: two storeys; offset plinth, on the front a gable to
each house to either side of a central stack corbelled out
above a narrow pilaster, and supporting four linked shafts
with weathered brick capping and original terracotta pots; at
each corner in the plane of the wall a buttress with offset
weathered in stone at first-floor level, in each front gable
wall on the ground floor a three-light casement, on the first
floor a two-light casement, and in the gable a small
ventilation slit. Each side wall has an offset eaves course,
in the centre a doorway with plain fanlight and originaL-plank
door with iron strap hinges, towards the front a blocked
opening and towards the rear a two-light casement in a similar
opening; all the casements with decorative iron-bar glazing in
diamond and hexagon patterns, all doors and windows in
openings with shallow, segmental Gothic arched heads with
flush key stones; in each arch and above the casements are
scalloped panels. At rear on each corner a reduced stack.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO8371217339

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