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The Whitesmiths Arms

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8615 / 51°51'41"N

Longitude: -2.25 / 2°14'59"W

OS Eastings: 382881

OS Northings: 218136

OS Grid: SO828181

Mapcode National: GBR 1L5.7YX

Mapcode Global: VH94B.YGDS

Plus Code: 9C3VVQ62+J2

Entry Name: The Whitesmiths Arms

Listing Date: 15 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271772

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472502

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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Description


GLOUCESTER

SO8218SE SOUTHGATE STREET
844-1/11/276 (East side)
No.81
The Whitesmiths Arms

GV II

House, now public house. C18 with C19 alterations but probably
encapsulating parts of an earlier building. Brick, partly
rendered in pebble dash, slate roof with a single hipped
dormer, brick stacks. Single depth end-gabled parallel block
with stack to left gable and rear wing to left in Albion
Street.
EXTERIOR: two storeys, attic and cellar; symmetrical front
remodelled c1870; central entrance doorway with rectangular
fanlight and to either side a recess enclosing a pair of
horned sashes; the doorway and both recesses framed by plain
pilasters supporting a continuous architrave with a cornice
moulding; on the first floor at each end a sash with a single
vertical glazing bar in openings with projecting stone sills
and in the centre above the doorway an inn sign hanging from a
metal bracket; in the roof dormer a pair of casements with
glazing bars. The north wall of the rear wing in Albion Street
has irregular fenestration including, on the ground floor, a
C18 sash with glazing bars.
INTERIOR: some indications of residual timber-framing.
Prominently sited to east of The Docks (qv).

Listing NGR: SO8288118136

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