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6, Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.717 / 51°43'1"N

Longitude: -1.968 / 1°58'4"W

OS Eastings: 402306

OS Northings: 202026

OS Grid: SP023020

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.78B

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.T3YM

Plus Code: 9C3WP28J+QQ

Entry Name: 6, Market Place

Listing Date: 24 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298686

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365365

ID on this website: 101298686

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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578-1/4/229 (South side)


Shop with offices. Late C17 and early/mid C19. Stucco to front
and left side, possibly over timber-framing to rear of rear
wing; Welsh slate parapeted roof, gable facing to front and
rear ranges; rendered stack to right side of front range,
rebuilt brick stack to rear.
Front range is 4 storeys, 2-windows. First floor has two plate
glass sashes in eared architraves with deep frieze and
pediment over; second floor has 2 similar windows in eared
architraves; third floor has 2 similar windows in moulded
architraves with projecting cills on square brackets.
Ground floor has C20 plate glass shopfront in mid C19 surround
with pilaster strips to left and right with carved bracket
tops supporting bracketed frieze with blind box and guilloche
balustrade with 3 panelled dies. Entablature continuous over
round-headed opening to left with keyed architrave supported
on brackets. Panelled pilaster strips to left and right angles
of building, moulded cill band to second floor formed into
panelled cills below windows, rinceau frieze, moulded eaves
cornice and coped parapet with dies to left and right angles.
Rear wing has C19 sashes and C20 casements to left side; two
2-light timber mullion-and-transom windows, possibly late
C17/early C18 now with C20 glazing to first floor; three
raking dormers to left side.
INTERIOR has early/mid C19 well staircase with winders from
first to third floor with stick balusters, mahogany grip
handrail, shaped cheek-pieces; first floor front has mid C19
bracketed marble fireplace, no grate, run cornice and ceiling
rose; C19 marble fireplace to second floor front left;
chamfered stone fireplaces to third floor front left and
right. Rear wing has boxed-out cross-axial beams to ground
floor, one exposed roughly chamfered; first floor rear has
chamfered beam with run-out stops supported on bracketed top
of probable wall post to left; roof structure to rear wing has
curved principals, butt purlins and cranked collars.
Rear wing originally building fronting Market Place with front
range added after demolition of Shambles c1830, following Town
Improvement Act of 1825.
(Viner DJ: Cirencester As It Was: Nelson, Lancashire: 1983-: P

Listing NGR: SP0231802004

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