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Latitude: 51.8681 / 51°52'5"N
Longitude: -2.2462 / 2°14'46"W
OS Eastings: 383147
OS Northings: 218866
OS Grid: SO831188
Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.WF8
Mapcode Global: VH94C.09WR
Plus Code: 9C3VVQ93+6G
Entry Name: Remains of Monastic Infirmary
Listing Date: 23 January 1952
Last Amended: 15 December 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1271583
English Heritage Legacy ID: 472141
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1
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
SO8318NW CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS
844-1/8/58 Remains of Monastic Infirmary
(Formerly Listed as:
Remains of Abbey wall, Abbot's
Palace; Little Cloisters & Monastic
remains on N)
Remains of the former Infirmary of the Benedictine Abbey of St
Peter. Early C13. In C17 the east end of the infirmary,
formerly St Bridget's Chapel, demolished, and the west end
incorporated in a cluster of tenements called Babylon; in 1860
the tenements removed and the surviving C13 masonry exposed
and consolidated. Ashlar and rubble. The remains of the aisled
infimary hall comprise the lower part of the wall at the west
end, six western bays of the south arcade, and two western
piers of the former north arcade.
EXTERIOR: in the west wall the entrance doorway with moulded
arch with hoodmould; the piers to both arcades have attached
shafts with fillets, the capitals either moulded or carved
with stiff-leaf; the arches of the south arcade elaborately
moulded and framed by hoodmoulds with carved stops; above the
south arcade the wall is topped by a C19 weathered capping
with overhangs supported on corbels.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.
(BOE: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of
Dean: London: 1976-: 222).
Listing NGR: SO8314718868
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