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Jessie Smith and Company

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7174 / 51°43'2"N

Longitude: -1.9698 / 1°58'11"W

OS Eastings: 402181

OS Northings: 202072

OS Grid: SP021020

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.6TQ

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.T309

Entry Name: Jessie Smith and Company

Listing Date: 9 July 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298729

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365156

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 BLACK JACK STREET
578-1/4/17 (North side)
09/07/91 Nos.14, 16 AND 18
Jessie Smith and Co.

GV II

Shop with flats over. Late C18 to left, early/mid C19 to
right. To right, limestone ashlar; concrete tile roof;
reconstituted stone left- and right-end stacks; to left,
lined-out stucco to front; concrete tile roof; brick right-end
stack.
To right, 3-storey 4-window range; first floor has four C19
2/2-pane horned sashes in plain reveals with stone cills;
second floor has 4 similar windows. Ground floor has early C20
shopfront with 12-pane window with louvred panels above, stall
riser with 3 cast-iron grilles, brass plate to centre with
lettering SMITH; 4-panel door to left with single-pane
overlight with painted glass with lettering SMITHS 6; pair of
plank doors to right with iron bar grille panels; shopfront
surround has 4 panelled and reeded pilaster strips, heavy
console brackets flanking frieze with blind box and moulded
cornice.
Building to left is 3-storey 3-window range; first floor has
three 2-light timber glazing bar casements in plain reveals,
to left with projecting cill, two windows to right shortened
to accommodate shopfront below; three similar windows to
second floor. Ground floor has 8/8-pane sash in similar reveal
and 4-panel door with single-pane overlight to left, to right
shopfront in similar surround to right has plate glass window
to left with round-section timber mullions with shaped bases
and tops with brackets, ventilation grille over; half-glazed
door with wrought-iron grille over glass, cast-iron grille
overlight; tiled stall riser and reveal to door have lettered
panels PORK BUTCHERS and PICKLED TONGUES and painted tile
panel with pigs head, Art Nouveau tiles in panels of
pilasters.
Entrance to through-passage to left of shopfront has panels of
Art Nouveau ironwork at head of opening, simple wrought-iron
gate, panel over with etched lettering behind glass HOME MADE
SAUSAGES; similar panels in friezes of both shopfronts have
lettering JESSE SMITH & CO FAMILY BUTCHERS ESTABLISHED 1808.
INTERIORS not inspected.


Listing NGR: SP0218102072

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

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