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Gloucester Services Club

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8665 / 51°51'59"N

Longitude: -2.2476 / 2°14'51"W

OS Eastings: 383044

OS Northings: 218682

OS Grid: SO830186

Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.W0Y

Mapcode Global: VH94C.0C30

Plus Code: 9C3VVQ82+HW

Entry Name: Gloucester Services Club

Listing Date: 15 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271931

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472629

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


GLOUCESTER

SO8318NW WESTGATE STREET
844-1/8/398 (North side)
Nos.52 AND 54

GV II

Includes: Gloucester Services Club COLLEGE STREET.
Block of two shops and former dwellings. c1870, C20
alterations. Rear part of No.52 now a club; upper floors of
No.54 part of Lamprey Hotel No.56 Westgate Street (qv). Ashlar
facing on brick, cast-iron shop-front, slate roof.
Double-depth block.
EXTERIOR: three storeys and cellars; the front a unified
facade in an Italianate style; on the ground floor two
shop-fronts framed by rusticated strip pilasters capped by
carved brackets supporting blocks at the ends of fascias above
the shop-fronts, on the face of each block a finely sculpted
head in relief within a roundel, the fascias capped by string
courses between the blocks; No.52 to right has original, cast-
iron, arcaded shop window with a central recessed entry to the
doorway, moulded shafts with moulded capitals and bases
attached to the slender piers, and arches with roundels in the
spandrels; No.54 to left has mid C20 shop window; at
first-floor level a moulded cornice on consoles, and similar
crowning cornice on pairs of brackets with panelled parapet
above; on the first floor two plain, horned sashes to each
unit in openings framed with moulded architraves on each side
and a plain segmental-arched head, with floating cornice
supported on heavy console end-brackets and projecting sill on
small end-brackets; on the second floor to each unit two
similar sashes each in an opening with a segmental arched
head, and moulded architrave with a carved key stone in the
arch.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Of principal interest for the prominent facade in a Italianate
style, characteristic of mid C19 commercial architecture and
also distinguished by a good surviving shop-front to No.52.


Listing NGR: SO8304418681

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

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