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Number 19 and Attached Forecourt Walls and Overthrow Arch

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8667 / 51°51'59"N

Longitude: -2.2466 / 2°14'47"W

OS Eastings: 383113

OS Northings: 218704

OS Grid: SO831187

Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.W9X

Mapcode Global: VH94C.0BNV

Plus Code: 9C3VVQ83+M8

Entry Name: Number 19 and Attached Forecourt Walls and Overthrow Arch

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472177

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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844-1/8/86 (East side)
23/01/52 No.19
and attached forecourt walls and
overthrow arch


Two former C17 houses on site rebuilt or substantially
remodelled between 1712 and 1722, for Henry Abbott, Vicar of
Barnwood, now single house, the ground floor converted to
doctors' consulting rooms. The date 1725 inscribed on a brick;
later minor alterations. Red brick with stone details, slate
roof with gabled dormers, brick gable-end stacks. Double-depth
block with small rear wing to left.
EXTERIOR: two storeys and attic. Symmetrical front of five
bays, a brick band at first-floor level interrupted by stone
segmental arches above the window openings, crowning cornice
with finely detailed dentil moulding, and at each corner
raised and chamfered stone quoins; central entrance doorway in
stone doorcase with moulded, eared architraves, pulvinated
frieze and pediment, recessed six-panel door and rectangular
fanlight with vertical glazing bars; in C19 the doorway moved
by one-bay to right but now replaced in original position; on
each side of doorway are two sashes with glazing bars (3x4
panes) and flush frames in openings with rubbed brick,
segmental-arched heads set with raised keystones, stone
segmental arches above, and projecting stone sills; on the
first floor are five sashes with similar details, but above
each keystone a stone block is carved with a projecting,
moulded bracket; early C18 sash with thick glazing bars to
right; three roof dormers each with a pair of casements with
glazing bars.
INTERIOR: on the ground floor central entrance hall with door
to mid C18 open well staircase with open string, curtail step,
fret-cut tread brackets, column newels, three column-on-vase
balusters to each tread and ramped handrail; room to left has
panelled dado with chair rail frieze, and fireplace in frame
with eared architrave; other rooms on ground and first floors
with C18 joinery including panelled window shutters; on
first-floor landing doorway with segmental-arched head has
original C18 hinged folding door.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: brick forecourt walls with wrought-iron
overthrow arch.
(Eward S: No Fine but a Glass of Wine, Cathedral Life at
Gloucester: Salisbury: 1985-: 297-8).

Listing NGR: SO8311318704

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