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3 and 5, Castle Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7168 / 51°43'0"N

Longitude: -1.9686 / 1°58'7"W

OS Eastings: 402262

OS Northings: 202008

OS Grid: SP022020

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.740

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.T3MQ

Plus Code: 9C3WP28J+PG

Entry Name: 3 and 5, Castle Street

Listing Date: 24 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298730

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365163

Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

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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578-1/4/25 (South side)
Nos.3 AND 5


Shop with office and storage over. Late C18 with C17 origins
and later alterations. Painted limestone ashlar and stucco to
front; stone slate roof to right, artificial slate to left;
brick ridge stack to right shared with 7 Castle Street (qv).
Shop is in two buildings; 2-storey and attic, 2-window range
to left with C17 origins; 3-storey 2-window range to right is
one build with No.7 Castle Street (qv). First floor has two
3-light C20 leaded windows in plain reveals to left; two C19
plate glass horned sashes in plain reveals to right. Second
floor to right only has two C20 two-light casements in plain
reveals; to left two gabled dormers with C20 2-light leaded
casements. Ground floor has C20 shopfront, c1930s, in timber
with plate glass windows with bronze glazing bars and polished
black stall riser. To far left door with 6 flush panels in
beaded timber surround.
INTERIOR has two C20 oak staircases from ground to first and
first to second floors; C20 oak shop fittings to ground floor.
Boxed-out beams to ground floor; four rough beams without
chamfers to first floor right. Roof structure to left is C19
over remaining principals of two trusses of earlier, probably
C17, roof of steeper pitch, no collars or purlins now remain.
Evidence of ridge purlin and mortices in truss to left for
butt purlins; black deposit around mortice possibly
smoke-blackening. Range to right has 5-bay roof structure to
rear which is partially C18 with some trenched and some
threaded purlins, heavily repaired C19/C20 with plank ridge.
Three bays of similar roof with plank ridge partially visible
in front range.

Listing NGR: SP0226202008

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