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17 and 18, East Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9935 / 51°59'36"N

Longitude: -2.1535 / 2°9'12"W

OS Eastings: 389554

OS Northings: 232792

OS Grid: SO895327

Mapcode National: GBR 1JK.VSD

Mapcode Global: VH93T.M5C4

Plus Code: 9C3VXRVW+9H

Entry Name: 17 and 18, East Street

Listing Date: 31 October 1989

Last Amended: 25 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376741

Location: Tewkesbury, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Tewkesbury

Built-Up Area: Tewkesbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tewkesbury Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


859-1/6/160 (North side)
31/10/89 Nos.17 AND 18
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Nos.14, 16, 17 AND 18
1-16 (Cons) NE Terrace inc Oldbury
Cottage & dwelling adj to E)


Two terrace houses, part of group at street end of former
factory. 1825 for George Freeman, lace manufacturer. Flemish
bond brickwork, slate roof concealed by high parapet, brick
stacks. Double-depth plan.
2 storeys, 3-windowed. To left a broad 28-pane sash at each
level, then 16-pane above door and 12 above 12-pane with small
arched casement ground floor right, all to brick voussoirs and
stone cills. Central wide pair of 6-panel flush doors under
elliptical radial fanlight, and set deep on stone step. Stone
coping, parapet returns to right, stack far left. Beyond
parapeted return is 2-storey unit (No.18) with a 12-pane sash
above C20 door.
Street front, left, is continuous with the wide arched opening
giving access to North East Terrace (qv), formerly the factory
to which this unit was in part the main offices. The whole is
an important reminder of the former vigorous stocking-knitting
industry in Tewkesbury, used as housing since 1900.

Listing NGR: SO8955432792

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

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