Weighbridge House

20 Aug 2000
Weighbridge House, Southgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2EZ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SO8218SE SOUTHGATE STREET 844-1/11/300 (East side) 12/03/73 Weighbridge House


Former office and store for the former weighbridge at the east gate entry to the Gloucester Docks. 1849. Brick stuccoed on front and sides; felt roof, originally slate; central brick stack at rear. A small rectangular building placed diagonally on the north-west corner of the junction of Southgate Street and the entry to the docks. EXTERIOR: single storey; on the front three unequal bays with pilasters capped by abaci supporting a plain architrave, cornice and pediment; the end walls have the same entablature and similar pediments. On the front a central entrance doorway, the door with two lower panels and an upper glazed panel; in the right-hand bay a sash with glazing bars (4x4 panes) in an opening with a projecting stone sill. INTERIOR: not inspected. Designed in the same plain classical style as the lock keepers' cottages on the Gloucester-Sharpness Canal.

Listing NGR: SO8286618173


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0696 IOE Records taken by Jack Farley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Jack Farley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Farley, Jack

Rights Holder: Farley, Jack


Bituminous Felt, Brick, Slate, Stucco, Victorian Storehouse, Unassigned, Building, Office