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Abbey Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7181 / 51°43'4"N

Longitude: -1.9685 / 1°58'6"W

OS Eastings: 402272

OS Northings: 202148

OS Grid: SP022021

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.74N

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.T2PR

Entry Name: Abbey Wall

Listing Date: 27 May 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298683

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365347

Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Cirencester

Built-Up Area: Cirencester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cirencester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CIRENCESTER

SP0202 GOSDITCH STREET
578-1/4/212 (North East side)
27/05/71 Abbey Wall

GV II

Wall. Medieval with later repairs and rebuilding. Coursed
squared limestone and coursed squared limestone rubble with
ashlar coping. Approximately 2m high to south end rising in
two stages to approximately 3.5m high to north end with deep
weathered coping. Flush quoins at angles where wall changes
direction slightly. To south end section approximately 2m high
with pier to south end apparently rebuilt C20, C19 stone panel
with coat of arms with lion on shield and motto VIRTUTE ET
INGENIO erected on coping; near north end probable former
carriage entrance now infilled, C20 iron pedestrian gate with
C20 moulded stone architrave, frieze with incised lettering
ABBEY HOUSE and moulded stone cornice. North end adjoins
section of wall belonging to No.2 Dollar Street (qv).


Listing NGR: SP0227202148

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

Description


CIRENCESTER

SP0202 GOSDITCH STREET
578-1/4/212 (North East side)
27/05/71 Abbey Wall

GV II

Wall. Medieval with later repairs and rebuilding. Coursed
squared limestone and coursed squared limestone rubble with
ashlar coping. Approximately 2m high to south end rising in
two stages to approximately 3.5m high to north end with deep
weathered coping. Flush quoins at angles where wall changes
direction slightly. To south end section approximately 2m high
with pier to south end apparently rebuilt C20, C19 stone panel
with coat of arms with lion on shield and motto VIRTUTE ET
INGENIO erected on coping; near north end probable former
carriage entrance now infilled, C20 iron pedestrian gate with
C20 moulded stone architrave, frieze with incised lettering
ABBEY HOUSE and moulded stone cornice. North end adjoins
section of wall belonging to No.2 Dollar Street (qv).


Listing NGR: SP0227202148

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