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Albion House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8618 / 51°51'42"N

Longitude: -2.2498 / 2°14'59"W

OS Eastings: 382895

OS Northings: 218164

OS Grid: SO828181

Mapcode National: GBR 1L5.81B

Mapcode Global: VH94B.YGHL

Plus Code: 9C3VVQ62+P3

Entry Name: Albion House

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271769

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472499

Location: Westgate, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: St James and All Saints, Gloucester

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


GLOUCESTER

SO8218SE SOUTHGATE STREET
844-1/11/274 (East side)
23/01/52 No.77
Albion House

GV II

Hotel, now offices. 1831 by Thomas Fulljames mid C20 additions
and alterations. Ashlar, parapeted roof not visible. Severe
Greek Revival. Large double-depth block with short projections
to rear at either end and a projecting bay on the north side.
EXTERIOR: two storeys and a plain C20 attic storey; a
symmetrical five-bay facade of Bath stone above a high plinth
or podium, with a moulded capping in contrasting darker stone
which supports a giant order of pilasters with moulded bases,
and abaci with egg-and-dart enrichment below a Doric
entablature with its crowning cornice of contrasting darker
stone; pairs of pilasters frame each of the slightly
projecting end bays, the outer pilasters clasping the outer
corners of the front. In the central bay within an opening
framed by pilasters supporting an enriched Doric entablature,
a flight of stone steps rising to an inner doorway framed by
pilasters with console brackets supporting a cornice,and
narrow sidelights. Sashes with glazing bars (3x4 panes) to
both floors in all other bays except in the right hand end bay
which has a single sash at mid height with a smaller window
below.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
As a hotel, this building was called The Albion Hotel


Listing NGR: SO8289518164

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

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