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Old Turnpike House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8744 / 51°52'27"N

Longitude: -2.241 / 2°14'27"W

OS Eastings: 383502

OS Northings: 219563

OS Grid: SO835195

Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.J6X

Mapcode Global: VH94C.34LX

Entry Name: Old Turnpike House

Listing Date: 12 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472238

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1

County: Gloucestershire

District: Gloucester

Town: Gloucester

Electoral Ward/Division: Kingsholm and Wotton

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


GLOUCESTER

SO81NW KINGSHOLM ROAD
844-1/3/142 (West side)
12/03/73 No.43
Old Turnpike House

II

Turnpike tollhouse, now house. 1822. Mid C20 alterations.
Mainly stucco with ruled masonry joints on brick; unrendered
brick on blank north wall; hipped slate roof with boxed eaves,
two brick stacks. An octagonal block at the junction of
Kingsholm Road and Sandhurst Road with a wing on the north
side and a short return wing at the north end on the west
side.
EXTERIOR: two storeys; a continuous raised band at first-floor
level; on the ground floor the original entrance doorway
facing Kingsholm Road; the south end of the wing adjacent to
the junction with the octagon, has been blocked and replaced
by a mid C20 single-storey entrance closed porch in the angle
of the wings on the west side; in the octagon on both floors
in the north-west and south-east sides C20 sashes with glazing
bars (4x4 panes) replacing original casements with bars to
same pattern, on the east side on both floors a blank window
recess with raised sill; on the east side of the wing on the
ground floor to right a C20 single sash and on the first floor
above a similar sash both in widened original openings with
glazing bars; on the first floor to left a C20 inserted sash.
Return wing on west side has C20 sashes, two on ground floor
(4x4) and two on first floor (4x3).
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO8350219562

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

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