Tolsey House / The Tolsey

Date:
13 Apr 2002
Location:
Tolsey House, 1 Market Street, Wotton Under Edge, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL12 7AE
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The Tolsey, 1 Market Street, Wotton Under Edge, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL12 7AE
Reference:
IOE01/02195/30
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST 7693 4/122 WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE MARKET STREET 23.6.52 (west)

No. 1 (The Tolsey) (formerly listed as No. 1 (Tolsey House)) GV II

Offices, formerly Court House. C16 with C18 exterior. Brick, stone slate roof.

Rectangular block on important street corner, hipped roof with hexagonal painted wood bell turret, stone stack. Three storeys, three windowed, sashes with glazing bars under segmental heads; ground floor two small C19 shop fronts with pilasters one glazed door with three-light fan over one old battened door with strap hinges. Facade to High Street similar, one windowed, two-light sashes with bars; new plate glass shop front.

Interior retains stone vaulted cellar in part; projecting stone newel stair to basement solid oak treads upper floors; various heavy moulded beams with cavetto and cyma to stops and diagnoal 'dragon beam' at ground'floor. Broad floor boards. Heavy roof structure with collar and tie.

Listing NGR: ST7559893291

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0750 IOE Records taken by Lorna Freeman; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Lorna Freeman. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Freeman, Lorna

Rights Holder: Freeman, Lorna

Keywords

Brick, Stone, Medieval Court House, Tudor Civil, Elizabethan Law Court, Legal Site, Shop, Commercial, Office, Unassigned, Building

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