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York Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8684 / 51°52'6"N

Longitude: -2.2331 / 2°13'59"W

OS Eastings: 384045

OS Northings: 218890

OS Grid: SO840188

Mapcode National: GBR 1L0.S99

Mapcode Global: VH94C.79SK

Entry Name: York Buildings

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Last Amended: 15 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245735

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472302

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1

County: Gloucestershire

District: Gloucester

Town: Gloucester

Electoral Ward/Division: Kingsholm and Wotton

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Gloucester St Catharine

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


GLOUCESTER

SO8418NW LONDON ROAD
844-1/10/171 (South side)
23/01/52 Nos.78-90 (Even)
York Buildings
(Formerly Listed as:
LONDON ROAD
(South side)
Nos.78 TO 90 (Even))

GV II

Terrace of seven houses. Nos 88 & 90 now part of the Edward
Hotel, No.92 London Road (qv). 1827. Later minor alterations.
For Joseph Roberts, printer. Painted stucco on brick, slate
roofs, a brick stack on each party wall. Double-depth block
with rear wings; at the west end of the terrace, No.78 is
widened by a narrow bay slightly set back from the front.
EXTERIOR: two storeys and cellars. On the fronts an offset
plinth, a continuous raised band at first-floor level,
continuous crowning cornice with frieze band and coped
parapet; on the ground floor a right-hand entrance to each
house; each doorway within a segmental arched opening framed
by narrow sidelights and a fanlight; fielded six-panel doors
to Nos 78, 80 & 82. To left of each doorway a large sash with
glazing bars (4x4 panes) replaced in some houses by plain
sashes; on the first floor of each house two sashes with
glazing bars (3x4 panes); in the narrow, recessed front of the
bay on the west side of No.78 a sash on each floor with
glazing bars (3x4 panes); all the sashes in openings with
projecting stone sills.
INTERIOR: Nos 88 & 90 retain original features including
dogleg staircases with stick balusters and cylindrical newel
posts. Some original plasterwork with leaf moulding; 6-panel
doors have reeded architraves with cornices and fleurons and
lions' masks to upper corners. Hallways have arches with
plaster corbels. One Regency fireplace with circle to upper
corner. Otherwise not inspected.
This terrace is part of a proposed larger development of which
only another similar terrace in Hillfield Parade, Nos 104 to
116 London Road (qv) were built.


Listing NGR: SO8404518890

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

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