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Latitude: 51.8665 / 51°51'59"N
Longitude: -2.2471 / 2°14'49"W
OS Eastings: 383078
OS Northings: 218686
OS Grid: SO830186
Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.W4S
Mapcode Global: VH94C.0BCZ
Entry Name: 1 and 1a-9, College Court
Listing Date: 23 January 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1271592
English Heritage Legacy ID: 472150
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 COLLEGE COURT
844-1/8/65 (West side)
23/01/52 Nos.1 AND 1A-9 (Odd)
Row of five shops and former dwellings. Nos 1 to 7 are C18
with C19 and C20 alterations, but may incorporate C15-17
structure; No.9 substantially remodelled in 1979 as The
Beatrix Potter Centre for Messrs F Warne. Brick and stucco,
slate roofs. Row of small shops of varying widths, Nos 3 to 9
EXTERIOR: Two and three storeys. Nos 1 & 1A attached to rear
of No.60 Westgate Street (qv), of 2 storeys and attic and
3-window range with first-floor sashes with glazing bars (6x6
panes) and three C20 dormers; c1920s shop-front in severe
style with angled brackets to fascia continued through to
lower 2-storey, one-window range which has segmental brick
header arch over similar horned sash, and to gabled front of
No.3 which has 2 similar sashes and mid C20 casement to apex
No.5 of 2 storeys with attic, 2-window front, with segmental
arches over horned late C19 sashes (2x2 panes) and late C19
shop-front with iron columns to plate-glass windows with
splayed brackets to fascia and glazed door.
No.7 of 3 storeys, 3-window front; reconverted to dwelling in
1953 with keyed flat arches over bowed tripartite windows with
glazing bars flanking doorway with bracketed entablature and
segmental pediment, framing 6-panel door with 1953 date to
glass; similar arches over paired first-floor and second-floor
sashes with glazing bars (all 6x6 panes); dentilled eaves.
No.9 of 2 storeys: shop window with small panes in glazing
bars to right, above a timber hood supported on knee brackets,
on the first floor a horned sash with glazing bars (3x4 panes)
and wrought-iron bracket with shop sign.
INTERIOR: not inspected, but much alteration in C19 and C20
with some older beams; mid C18 staircase with column-on-vase
balusters to No.3.
EXTRA INFORMATION: the Beatrix Potter Centre (No.9)
alterations were designed to copy more exactly the
illustrations of the tailor's shop in the story for children:
" The Tailor Of Gloucester" by Beatrix Potter, published 1902.
The VCH (p.72) notes a building lease for 4 tenements on west
side of Crafts Lane (now College Court) which were to have
hall and shop on ground floor and solar on jettied upper
floor: a detailed investigation would reveal whether any of
this structure has survived.
(VCH: The City of Gloucester: Oxford: 1988-: 72).
Listing NGR: SO8307818685
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