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3, Millers Green

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8682 / 51°52'5"N

Longitude: -2.2469 / 2°14'48"W

OS Eastings: 383096

OS Northings: 218871

OS Grid: SO830188

Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.W6S

Mapcode Global: VH94C.09HQ

Plus Code: 9C3VVQ93+76

Entry Name: 3, Millers Green

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271714

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472352

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


844-1/8/205 (East side)
23/01/52 No.3


House. Reputed to incorporate remains of the great kitchen of
the Benedictine Abbey of St Peter, built in C12; substantially
remodelled in C14 and in C16 known as the Common Kitchen;
converted to house in late C16, altered in early C17, and
partially refitted in 1725-31 for the leaseholder, Barbara
Catchmay; later minor alterations. Stone, rendered brick and
timber-frame, cross-gabled slate roofs, brick stacks. Two,
parallel, right-angle ranges forming double-depth block, and a
rear wing to right making overall L-plan.
EXTERIOR: on the front two gabled, right-angle ranges of two
storeys and attics. On the front the taller, left-hand
gable-end wall recessed behind face of right-hand gable-end
wall; both gabled walls stuccoed with ruled masonry joints,
the C16 timber-framing in right hand gable exposed in C20; in
the right-hand gable wall the entrance doorway to left in a
deep recess framed by moulded architrave and cornice, to right
of doorway a C20 cross window with casements replacing a sash,
on the first floor two cross windows with casements and in the
gable between exposed timber collar ties a two-light casement;
in the left-hand gable-end wall on the ground floor two C18
sashes with glazing bars (3x4 panes), on the first floor two
cross windows with casements and in the gable a similar cross
window; the casements in all the cross windows on the upper
floors with leaded lights.
The rear wall of the block stuccoed with two gables similar to
the gables on the front and with irregular fenestration; on
the ground floor to left a late C16 four-light,
stone-mullioned window, and to right a C20 pair of French
doors with sidelights; on the first floor three sashes with
glazing bars (3x4 panes) and in the centre a cross window; in
each gable a pair of casements; to left a single storey
service wing.
INTERIOR: entrance hall with C17 panelling on left-hand wall,
to right a small room with C16 linenfold panelling above
fireplace; at rear of entrance hall to right an open well
staircase, inserted 1725-31, with richly carved tread-end
brackets, twisted column-on-vase balusters, wreathed and
ramped handrail, and stair dado with raised and fielded
panels; in rooms to left early C18 fielded panelling and in
the rear room a C19 slate chimney piece.

On first floor a large front room refitted in early C17 with
square-frame panelling, chimney-piece and richly carved timber
overmantel with figures flanking two arcaded and recessed
panels, and an entablature, moulded plaster ceiling with ribs
in intricate pattern, and with panels enclosing a swan, a
crane in relief and the inscription "Alma Mater Cantabrigia";
room to rear with similar panelling, another room with exposed
timber-framing. In attic some exposed roof framing including
collar ties and purlins.
(Eward S: No Fine but a Glass of Wine, Cathedral Life at
Gloucester: Salisbury: 1985-: 324).

Listing NGR: SO8309618870

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