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Latitude: 51.8663 / 51°51'58"N
Longitude: -2.2479 / 2°14'52"W
OS Eastings: 383027
OS Northings: 218663
OS Grid: SO830186
Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.VYD
Mapcode Global: VH94B.ZCH4
Plus Code: 9C3VVQ82+GR
Entry Name: 57, Westgate Street
Listing Date: 23 January 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1271937
English Heritage Legacy ID: 472635
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1
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
SO8318NW WESTGATE STREET
844-1/8/402 (South side)
Shop and town house, now shop and offices. c1720, early C19
alterations, later C19 extension, altered and restored 1988.
Brick with dressed stone details, timber crowning cornice,
former slate roof replaced with tile 1988, gabled dormers.
Double-depth block with rear wing to left; entrance lobby to
offices to left of shop, formerly the entrance to the house.
EXTERIOR: three storeys, cellar and attic; on the front the
ground floor remodelled 1988, the shop-front and doorway to
lobby framed by ashlar piers with banded rustication, a plain
fascia above and a segmental cantilevered hood over the
doorway; upper floors of four bays in bright red brick in
Flemish bond with contrasting dressed stone details; a raised
ashlar band at second and attic-floor levels, and a deep
crowning entablature with modillions and returned ends; raised
chamfered quoins at the outer corners. On each of the upper
floors four sashes of the same size, with glazing bars (2x4
panes) in openings with rubbed brick, flat-arched heads set
with raised key stones under the raised bands, and projecting,
moulded stone sills; below each sill and between the upper
raised band and the crowning entablature is a dressed stone,
fielded apron panel. Two roof dormers with pedimental gables
and double casements.
INTERIOR: largely remodelled and relined in C20; on the first
floor the front room refitted in early C19, the door and
window joinery with fluted architraves and paterae corner
blocks; on the second floor in the front room a C18
chimney-piece with a bolection mould surround. C18 brick
walled and vaulted cellar.
Listing NGR: SO8302718663
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