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North End of West Range, Blackfriars

A Grade I Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8642 / 51°51'51"N

Longitude: -2.2491 / 2°14'56"W

OS Eastings: 382946

OS Northings: 218433

OS Grid: SO829184

Mapcode National: GBR 1L5.271

Mapcode Global: VH94B.YDWQ

Plus Code: 9C3VVQ72+M9

Entry Name: North End of West Range, Blackfriars

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Last Amended: 15 December 1998

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472094

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


844-1/11/14 (South side)
23/01/52 North End of West Range, Blackfriars
(Formerly Listed as:
Part of No.11 (occupied by
Gloucester Printers Ltd) and Nos 13
to 17 (odd))


Includes: North End of West Range, Blackfriars LADYBELLEGATE
Part of Dominican friary (Blackfriars), the north end of the
west claustral range converted and extended as a house. Mid
C13, remodelled 1540-45 as part of house or as cloth
manufactory for Sir Thomas Bell; late C18 alterations and
additions; now in the care of English Heritage. Stone rubble
with dressed stone features, ashlar, brick, slate roof.
PLAN: north end of C13 range divided from the main part of the
range (the refectory) by C13 cross wall; a small closet wing
added on the west side in late C18 and a gabled wing on the
east side with a further cross wing projecting north.
EXTERIOR: two storeys and cellar; the upper storey now opened
into the former attic. The north gable-end of the range
remodelled as main front of the house with ashlar facing and
coped gable; the ground floor, partly obscured by a temporary
building to the north, has a three-light, stone-framed mullion
window to right; on the first floor a symmetrical pair of
stone-framed mullion windows of two lights with moulded
architraves; a similar two-light window to first floor of wing
to right; each light contains a late C18 sash with glazing
bars (3x4 panes); in the gable a pointed arched window with
hoodmould contains a late C18 sash with intersecting glazing
bars in the head.
INTERIOR: on the ground floor exposed C13 and C16 masonry and
a C19 chimney-piece with a stone surround; exposed above the
first floor a remarkable surviving C13 open roof with
close-set timber scissor trusses within former attic; cellar
formed in late C18.
Formerly listed as No.11 Ladybellegate Street. Now part of
Ancient Monument which includes Blackfriars Church (qv), in
the care of English Heritage.

Listing NGR: SO8294618435

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

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