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Number 7 and Attached Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.868 / 51°52'4"N

Longitude: -2.2477 / 2°14'51"W

OS Eastings: 383044

OS Northings: 218854

OS Grid: SO830188

Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.W0D

Mapcode Global: VH94C.093T

Entry Name: Number 7 and Attached Wall

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Last Amended: 15 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271719

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472357

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


844-1/8/210 (South side)
23/01/52 No.7
and attached wall
(Formerly Listed as:


House, the upper floor and attic converted to a separate flat.
1667-70, for William Lambe, gentleman. Incorporates medieval
walls; major C18 and early C19 alterations and extension.
Stone rubble in courses and random rubble, ashlar quoins,
brick with stone and stucco details, tiled roof with gables,
gabled dormers, brick stacks. Double-depth block with wide,
projecting cross-wing on west side forming L-plan; within the
angle a later, single-storey block flanking the entry to the
house; on the east side a recessed, lateral, added wing at
rear of small yard enclosed by walls.
EXTERIOR: the main block and wing of three storeys, attic and
cellar. On the front the entrance to the house through an
early C19 archway leading to an open passage between the side
of the projecting wing to right, and the small, single-storey
end-gabled block to left; steps in the passage ascending to a
two-storey porch with lean-to roof in angle of main block and
wing; the stuccoed entrance archway, with plain jambs and
basket arch, and framed by a square piers with plain, recessed
panels on the outer face, links the corner of the wing and the
corner of the small block.
To right of the archway the front of the cross-gabled wing, of
coursed, squared rubble, has an offset plinth, and a buttress
at outer corner capped by a weathered offset just above
first-floor level; on each floor two late C18 or early C19
sashes, all with glazing bars (3x4 panes) in plain openings;
in the gable a double casement with leadlights; to left of
archway the brick front of the small single-storey block has a
central tri-partite window, the sashes with glazing bars (3x4
panes and 1x4 panes) and in timber frame within opening with
brick, segmental-arched head.
On the side of the wing and the front of the main block to
left are late C17 cross windows, in the large gabled dormer on
the side of the wing a fire escape door replacing casement and
to left in the similar dormer gable a double casement, the
gable-end wall of the main block of brick with coped gable.
The garden front on the south side of brick, the main block of

four bays, originally with Dutch gables: on ground floor three
sashes and C20 French doors to left, on each upper floor four
sashes with glazing bars, and four C19 gabled dormers; early
C18 wing to right with band at first-floor level. In the east
wall at low level medieval masonry.
INTERIOR: dog-leg staircase with closed string, turned
balusters and swept handrail, probably C19; principal rooms
with C18 and C19 joinery and chimney pieces; in cellar
stop-chamfered bridging beams.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: brick walls enclosing yard to north-east,
with segmental-arched doorway.
(Eward S: No Fine but a Glass of Wine, Cathedral Life at
Gloucester: Salisbury: 1985-: 326).

Listing NGR: SO8304418854

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