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12-18, Brunswick Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8613 / 51°51'40"N

Longitude: -2.2483 / 2°14'53"W

OS Eastings: 382996

OS Northings: 218105

OS Grid: SO829181

Mapcode National: GBR 1L5.8DG

Mapcode Global: VH94B.ZH80

Entry Name: 12-18, Brunswick Square

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245974

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472118

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1

County: Gloucestershire

District: Gloucester

Town: Gloucester

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


GLOUCESTER

SO8218SE BRUNSWICK SQUARE
844-1/11/35 (West side)
23/01/52 Nos.12-18 (Consecutive)

GV II

Terrace of seven houses; mostly converted for use as
professional offices and flats. 1825, later internal
alterations. Stuccoed brick, slate roofs, brick stacks on the
party walls. Double-depth block with rear wings, the front set
back from street with basement areas in small gardens; a
lower, recessed, entrance bay on the north side of No.12.
EXTERIOR: three storeys and semi-basements; the entrance bay
to No.12 of two storeys and semi-basement. On the front a
slight projection to No.15, the central house in the terrace;
continuous rustication on the basement and ground floors
capped by a continuous raised band at first-floor level; from
this level, on the first and second floors the fronts of the
individual houses are defined by a giant order of pilasters
with moulded capitals supporting a deep crowning entablature
and coped parapet;
The entrance bay to No.12 has a raised band at first-floor
level and a moulded eaves cornice. On the ground floor the
entrance doorway to other houses on right is approached by a
flight of stone steps and, except for the doorway in the front
side entrance bay to No.12, with wrought-iron balustrades, the
doorways in the main front have rusticated jambs and
semicircular arched heads with decorative metal fanlights and
panelled doors; the doorway to No.12 is similar but in a plain
opening with plain fanlight.
To left of each doorway, and off-centre to left on the front
of No.12, a single sash; on the first floor of each house two
sashes and on the second floor of each house two slightly
shorter sashes; a small sash on the ground floor of the side
return wall of No.12 and on the first floor of the side
entrance bay a similar sash; all the sashes with glazing bars
(4x3 panes) in openings with projecting stone sills; on the
first floor of the main front all the openings have delicate,
decorative cast-iron, bow-fronted window guards, all other
sashes in openings with projecting stone sills.
INTERIOR: most houses reputed to contain original staircases
and other joinery, ceilings with moulded plaster cornices and
fireplaces.


Listing NGR: SO8299618105

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