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Number 7 Beaufort Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8595 / 51°51'34"N

Longitude: -2.2463 / 2°14'46"W

OS Eastings: 383133

OS Northings: 217912

OS Grid: SO831179

Mapcode National: GBR 1L5.8XF

Mapcode Global: VH94C.0JTB

Entry Name: Number 7 Beaufort Buildings

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Last Amended: 15 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271783

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472542

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: St James and All Saints, Gloucester

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


GLOUCESTER

SO8317 SPA ROAD
844-1/15/312 (North side)
23/01/52 No.7 Beaufort Buildings
(Formerly Listed as:
SPA ROAD
(North side)
Nos 1 to 7 (consec) Beaufort
Buildings)

GV II

House at east end of Beaufort Buildings terrace. c1835-40;
later C19 addition. Brick, stuccoed and painted white on front
with decorative wrought-iron balconies, stone details, slate
roof, brick stacks. Double-depth block, with the entrance
recessed on east side, and rear wing, a later C19 addition on
east side.
EXTERIOR: three storeys and basement, the front of two bays
and a third recessed bay on right; abutting on the right
hand-side of the recessed bay, and projectng slightly to the
front, the later C19 addition of one storey and basement; on
the two bays to left, the projecting, rusticated front to the
basement has panelled, clasping pilasters at the corners and
in the centre a pair of similar pilasters; at ground-floor
level the top of the basement projection forms the floor of a
verandah with a decorative, wrought-iron balustrade; on the
rusticated ground floor the outer corners of the two bays to
left and the recessed bay to right have clasping strip
pilasters, and a pilaster between the two left-hand bays; on
the first and second floors above the ground-floor strip
pilasters is a giant order of clasping and intermediate
pilasters, all with moulded bases and capitals, a raised band
between the pilasters at second-floor level; crowning
entablature and coped parapet above; on the two bays to left
at first-floor level between the corner pilasters a
cantilevered balcony in three bays with delicate filigree,
wrought-iron standards, balustrade panels, and drop friezes,
all supported on iron brackets and with a metal, tented canopy
roof; on the first floor of the recessed bay a cantilevered
balcony of wrought-iron with similar details.
On the ground floor of the recessed bay the entrance doorway
is approached by a wide flight of stone steps flanked by
decorative wrought-iron balustrades; the doorway with
segmental arched head, and framed by moulded architrave,
encloses timber-framed fanlight with radiating glazing bars,
sidelights, and late C20 door replacing original fielded

six-panel door.
On the ground floor in each of the two bays to left a tall
sash with glazing bars (3x4 panes) in openings with
rusticated, flat-arched heads, give access to the verandah; on
the first floor in each bay a sash with glazing bars (3x4
panes) give access to the balconies, on the second floor in
each bay a sash with glazing bars (3x4 panes), all in openings
with projecting sills; in the front of the later C19 wing to
right clasping pilasters at the corners and eaves cornice, on
the ground floor a tripartite window with plain sashes.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
A slightly smaller version of No.29 & 31 Spa Road (qv) by Sir
Robert Smirke.

Listing NGR: SO8313317912

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

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