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Number 4 and Attached Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8668 / 51°52'0"N

Longitude: -2.2474 / 2°14'50"W

OS Eastings: 383058

OS Northings: 218722

OS Grid: SO830187

Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.W23

Mapcode Global: VH94C.0B6R

Plus Code: 9C3VVQ83+P2

Entry Name: Number 4 and Attached Area Railings

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472160

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: Hempsted with Gloucester, Saint Mary de Lode and Saint Mary de Crypt

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


844-1/8/69 (South side)
23/01/52 No.4
and attached area railings


House, now offices. Early C18, late C19 and C20 alterations.
Red brick with stone and timber details, slate roof hipped at
south end, gabled dormers. A long, double-depth range with
short wings at rear to either end enclosing a small yard.
EXTERIOR: two storeys, attic and basement; the front of seven
bays including the bay at the right hand (west) end added 1900
in carefully matched construction following the demolition of
the former No.5 College Green; the offset to the basement
walls rises to form the ground floor plinth; crowning
modillion cornice. On the ground floor a central doorway with
three stone steps to the threshold, and Roman Doric doorcase
with flanking pilasters, entablature with a patera in the
central metope of the frieze, and pediment; six panel door,
the upper four panels fielded; to either side sashes in flush
frames with glazing bars (3x4 panes); on the first floor seven
sashes (3x4 panes), the four sashes to the left with thicker
glazing bars; all the sashes of similar size in openings with
rubbed brick flat arches set with raised projecting key
stones. The openings for the basement windows have segmental
arched heads. Between the first and second bays from the right
a cast-iron rainwater pipe with a C18 moulded lead rainwater
West elevation to late C19 extension at end of range has a
large sash with sidelight sashes on the ground floor, and a
single sash on the first floor; the wing to right with a
single sash on each floor may be earlier in date; all with
glazing bars in openings similar to front.
INTERIOR: central entrance hall, early C18 dog-leg staircase
has closed strings, column newel at the bottom otherwise
square newels with drop finials and column-on-vase balusters,
ramped handrail and dado; some C18 joinery and moulded
cornices in other rooms. Room to right on ground floor has a
C19 white marble chimnney piece with shelf on brackets.
Basement contains a vaulted brick cellar.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: mid C19 wrought-iron railings to the
areas have standards with anthemion finials.
(Eward S: No Fine but a Glass of Wine, Cathedral Life at
Gloucester: Salisbury: 1985-: 300, 313).

Listing NGR: SO8305818722

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