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Number 77 Including Gate Piers

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9915 / 51°59'29"N

Longitude: -2.1596 / 2°9'34"W

OS Eastings: 389135

OS Northings: 232573

OS Grid: SO891325

Mapcode National: GBR 1JR.0TT

Mapcode Global: VH93T.J64N

Entry Name: Number 77 Including Gate Piers

Listing Date: 4 March 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376713

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 St Mary the Virgin (Tewkesbury Abbey)

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


TEWKESBURY

SO8932 CHURCH STREET
859-1/6/134 (North side)
04/03/52 No.77
including gate piers

GV II*

House at end of row, now doctors' surgery. Early C18. Flemish
bond brickwork with stone dressings; tile roof, brick stacks.
PLAN: A compact square central entry block to hipped roof with
entrance from courtyard to stair hall flanked by single room
each side (now partitioned).
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and basement, 3-windowed to Church
Street. 16-pane sash to flat-roofed dormer offset to right
above 12-pane sashes in face boxes to brick voussoirs and
stone key under plain rendered band and on stone cills. 2
basement grilles. Plinth, alternating V-joint stone quoins,
moulded modillion eaves cornice.
Return to left, in courtyard, is principal front, with 3
gabled dormers with 2-light casements; central bay defined by
quoined pilasters; central tripartite light in haunched
voussoirs with keystone above 12-pane sash and fielded panel
door, part glazed, to fanlight with moulded pediment hood on
brackets. Ground-floor left has large 16-pane sash to stone
lintel and cill, otherwise series of blank recessed panels to
segmental heads and keystones, plain mid band. Large brick
stack to valley, right, and rear left. Back in painted brick,
with large 16-pane sash to first floor, right, and C20 lean-to
extension.
INTERIOR: entrance hall with fielded panelling and dogleg
stair with turned balusters, square newels, solid string, and
heavy moulded handrail. Front room, formerly full width, now
(1991) with inserted partition, also fielded panelling.
Diagonally across outer corner adjacent to entrance hall is
full-height panel, framed in fluted Doric pilasters with
triglyph frieze, and in the other half of the room a C18 niche
cupboard. Doors generally 6-panel fielded in moulded
architraves and to panelled reveals at both floors. Octagonal
roof-light over stair. At first floor, back, a kitchen with
corner fireplace, and small C18 fielded-panel doors. Attic
level not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: to left of street front a pair of square
brick gate piers to moulded stone caps on brick plinth, pair
of plank gates and lower single pedestrian opening with brick
nib walls and coping, on single sandstone step with nosing.
A fine early C18 town house. The unusual right-angle plan,
with a courtyard to one side providing access, is also a
feature of the late C17 merchant's houses at Topsham in Devon.


Listing NGR: SO8913532573

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

Description


TEWKESBURY

SO8932 CHURCH STREET
859-1/6/134 (North side)
04/03/52 No.77
including gate piers

GV II*

House at end of row, now doctors' surgery. Early C18. Flemish
bond brickwork with stone dressings; tile roof, brick stacks.
PLAN: A compact square central entry block to hipped roof with
entrance from courtyard to stair hall flanked by single room
each side (now partitioned).
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and basement, 3-windowed to Church
Street. 16-pane sash to flat-roofed dormer offset to right
above 12-pane sashes in face boxes to brick voussoirs and
stone key under plain rendered band and on stone cills. 2
basement grilles. Plinth, alternating V-joint stone quoins,
moulded modillion eaves cornice.
Return to left, in courtyard, is principal front, with 3
gabled dormers with 2-light casements; central bay defined by
quoined pilasters; central tripartite light in haunched
voussoirs with keystone above 12-pane sash and fielded panel
door, part glazed, to fanlight with moulded pediment hood on
brackets. Ground-floor left has large 16-pane sash to stone
lintel and cill, otherwise series of blank recessed panels to
segmental heads and keystones, plain mid band. Large brick
stack to valley, right, and rear left. Back in painted brick,
with large 16-pane sash to first floor, right, and C20 lean-to
extension.
INTERIOR: entrance hall with fielded panelling and dogleg
stair with turned balusters, square newels, solid string, and
heavy moulded handrail. Front room, formerly full width, now
(1991) with inserted partition, also fielded panelling.
Diagonally across outer corner adjacent to entrance hall is
full-height panel, framed in fluted Doric pilasters with
triglyph frieze, and in the other half of the room a C18 niche
cupboard. Doors generally 6-panel fielded in moulded
architraves and to panelled reveals at both floors. Octagonal
roof-light over stair. At first floor, back, a kitchen with
corner fireplace, and small C18 fielded-panel doors. Attic
level not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: to left of street front a pair of square
brick gate piers to moulded stone caps on brick plinth, pair
of plank gates and lower single pedestrian opening with brick
nib walls and coping, on single sandstone step with nosing.
A fine early C18 town house. The unusual right-angle plan,
with a courtyard to one side providing access, is also a
feature of the late C17 merchant's houses at Topsham in Devon.


Listing NGR: SO8913532573

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