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4, Church Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9922 / 51°59'31"N

Longitude: -2.1576 / 2°9'27"W

OS Eastings: 389275

OS Northings: 232649

OS Grid: SO892326

Mapcode National: GBR 1JR.1B7

Mapcode Global: VH93T.K674

Entry Name: 4, Church Street

Listing Date: 27 July 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282788

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376661

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
859-1/6/81 (South side)
27/07/73 No.4

GV II

Former savings bank, now offices and commercial premises.
c1850. Coursed rough-dressed lias with ashlar quoins,
brickwork, tile roof, brick stack. A tall gabled block with
short rear wing, and with steep-pitched roofs. Tudor Gothic
style.
2 storeys and attic; two 2-light stone mullioned casement
gabled dormers at eaves with raised and coped verges. The
first floor, which is unusually high, has a canted stone oriel
in 1:2:1-lights with 4-centred heads to the lights above and
below the transom. The weathered stone capping has a
brattished edge, and the oriel bracket is richly moulded,
carrying a band with sunk quatrefoil panels, and 'Savings
Bank' in Gothic script to the central panel. The ground floor
has been replaced with a late C20 shop front, but to the right
is a timber gate to a throughway giving access to properties
lying behind. A stone string course runs full width at the top
of the oriel bracket, and there is a moulded stone eaves.
Raised and coped verges to moulded kneelers; stone stack to
left, raised in brick. The back continues the Tudor Gothic
character, but is in brick with ashlar dressings. INTERIOR not
inspected.


Listing NGR: SO8927532648

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

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