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20, Berkeley Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8659 / 51°51'57"N

Longitude: -2.2487 / 2°14'55"W

OS Eastings: 382968

OS Northings: 218623

OS Grid: SO829186

Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.VPS

Mapcode Global: VH94B.ZC1F

Plus Code: 9C3VVQ82+9G

Entry Name: 20, Berkeley Street

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245988

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472091

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


844-1/7/11 (West side)
23/01/52 No.20


Town house, now flats. c1770 with C19 and C20 alterations.
Brick with stone and rendered details, hipped roof with C20
cast cement pantiles, roof dormers, brick stacks. Double-depth
block, with short wing to rear altered in late C19; entrance
hall leading to staircase on left.
EXTERIOR: two storeys attic and cellar. Front of four bays
unequally spaced in the overall width; rendered dado with
offset plinth is capped by a moulded string linking the
ground-floor window sills; grey brickwork in Flemish bond
above; a stone crowning cornice of cyma reversa profile and a
rendered parapet above. Entrance doorway in second bay from
left framed by crude cement-rendered pilasters replacing
original c1960, and original Doric entablature and pediment;
six-panel door, the upper four panels fielded. Sashes with
glazing bars to all other bays on ground and first floors,all
recessed in similar openings with contrasting red brick flat
arches and projecting stone sills; three flat roofed dormers
to attic behind front parapet.
INTERIOR: dog-leg staircase with closed string, column newels,
stick and column-on-vase balusters and ramped, toad back
handrail; otherwise the interior refitted in C20. Fine
fireplaces with ornamental pilasters and friezes. Cellar
walled in brick except for length in stone rubble at
south-east corner, perhaps part of earlier building.

Listing NGR: SO8296818623

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

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