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Beaufort House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8598 / 51°51'35"N

Longitude: -2.2472 / 2°14'49"W

OS Eastings: 383072

OS Northings: 217947

OS Grid: SO830179

Mapcode National: GBR 1L5.8PR

Mapcode Global: VH94C.0JB3

Plus Code: 9C3VVQ53+W4

Entry Name: Beaufort House

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Last Amended: 27 November 2020

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245962

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472104

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: St James and All Saints, Gloucester

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


844-1/15/23 (East side)
23/01/52 No.59
Beaufort House
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Granville House)


House, now offices. c1818; the interior remodelled in part in
1987, for the Ecclesiastical Insurance Company. Stuccoed
brick, hipped slate roofs. The house forms the western end of
Beaufort Buildings, Spa Road (qqv); a three storey, single
depth block facing Brunswick Road, with a two storey wing on
the west side linking with other houses in the Beaufort
Buildings terrace facing Spa Road.
EXTERIOR: front block of three storeys and semi-basement, wing
of two storeys and semi-basement. Front block and wing have
offset plinth with scribed masonry joints, raised band at
first-floor level, and crowning entablatures with frieze bands
and coped parapets; the front of the main block of three
unequally spaced bays. On the ground floor is single storey
entrance portico, offset to left of centre, in the Roman Doric
order with a pair of columns at each outer corner supporting
entablature with blocking course; within the portico a
recessed entrance doorway with fanlight, to left of portico a
sash, and more widely spaced to right a sash; on both the
first floor and second floors three sashes, all with glazing
bars (3x4 panes on the ground and first floors, 3x3 panes on
the third floor); on the return ends of the front block on
each floor a sash with bars similar to the sashes on the
front; in the semi-basement sashes with glazing bars (3x4
panes) each in a sunken areas protected by a wrought-iron
window guard; on the south side of the wing facing Spa Road on
both floors three sashes with glazing bars (3x4 panes); the
sashes on the ground and the first floor of the front block in
openings with moulded architrave surrounds, other sashes in
plain openings, all with projecting stone sills.
INTERIOR: not inspected; in 1987 the first-floor rooms
refitted as a conference suite with new cornices, marble
statuary and early C19 chimney piece.

Listing NGR: SO8306517948

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

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