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Northgate House and Attached Walls and Railings to Forecourt

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8676 / 51°52'3"N

Longitude: -2.2394 / 2°14'21"W

OS Eastings: 383610

OS Northings: 218804

OS Grid: SO836188

Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.YD5

Mapcode Global: VH94C.4BG5

Entry Name: Northgate House and Attached Walls and Railings to Forecourt

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271700

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472294

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: Gloucester St Catharine

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


GLOUCESTER

SO8318NE LONDON ROAD
844-1/9/163 (North side)
23/01/52 No.19
Northgate House and attached walls
and railings to forecourt

GV II*

House, now offices. Mid to late C17, refronted mid C18, later
alterations. Brick, stuccoed front with stone details painted
white, gable-end slate roof, brick stacks, hipped dormers. A
wide double-depth block with rear wing.
EXTERIOR: two storeys and attic. Symmetrical front although
the windows not spaced at regular intervals; offset plinth
painted black, continuous crowning cornice with close set
modillions and a large, central pediment with similar
modillions above the centre of the cornice. On the ground
floor the entrance doorway with architrave surround framed by
panelled pilasters and moulded brackets supporting a pediment
above; six-panel door, the lower panels fielded; three plain
C20 sashes to each side of the doorway and on the first floor
six plain sashes, all in openings of similar size; in the
tympanum of the crowning pediment a central circular window in
a moulded frame; two hipped roof dormers each with a pair of
casements with glazing bars; at either end of the front below
the cornice, a decorative C18 cast lead rain water head to a
pipe.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: at the outer corners of the forecourt are
tall brick piers with offset plinths and cornices, between the
piers a wrought-iron railing set on a stone plinth and
central, wrought-iron double gates framed by decorative
wrought-iron standards and overthrow.

Listing NGR: SO8361018804

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