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4, Longsmith Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8648 / 51°51'53"N

Longitude: -2.2472 / 2°14'49"W

OS Eastings: 383077

OS Northings: 218493

OS Grid: SO830184

Mapcode National: GBR 1L5.2P3

Mapcode Global: VH94C.0DCB

Plus Code: 9C3VVQ73+W4

Entry Name: 4, Longsmith Street

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472321

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


844-1/12/193 (North side)
23/01/52 No.4


Shop and dwelling, now shop and restaurant. Late C16 with C19
and C20 alterations. Timber frame with rendered panels, slate
roof, brick stack. A front gable range, at right angles to
street and four bays deep.
EXTERIOR: two storeys, attic and cellar; the gable-end front
with jetties at first and second-floor levels supported by
knee brackets at the outer corners of the front; on the ground
floor a C20 shop-front with entrance doorway to right; on the
first floor exposed timber-framing, with intermediate rail and
with studs framing a large panels below each sill of two
similar C19 casements with central, horizontal, glazing bars,
and a narrow panel below and above the intermediate rail in
the centre between the casements, and at each end; on the
attic floor a full width panel between the bressumer and the
tie beam in the gable, panels in the gable between the beam
and the collar tie framing a central C20 two-light window, and
panels above the tie beam. The framing in the ends of the side
walls has been exposed by the recession of the modern street
INTERIOR: on the ground floor some exposed framing including a
diagonal brace in the east side wall and in the rear wall; on
the first floor a single room with step-stopped, chamfered
bridging beams, the end of one beam supported by a surviving
knee brace; in the attic angle-braced trusses with collar ties
and purlins; stone walled cellar with chamfered bridging

Listing NGR: SO8307718493

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

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