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137, HIGH STREET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 137, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1052263

Location

137, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Tewkesbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 376845

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Details

TEWKESBURY

SO8932 HIGH STREET 859-1/6/263 (East side) 04/03/52 No.137

GV II*

House in row, with shop. Early C18 front on C15 fabric; C17 joinery; altered and reroofed in mid C19. Flemish bond brickwork, square panel timber-framing to rear, tile roof, brick stacks. PLAN: 2-room right-angle plan with narrower rear 2-bay C15 range. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 2-windowed. Plain sashes with brick voussoirs and central decorative keystones with cornice, stone cills. C19 pilaster shop front with central recessed door under a deep fascia with moulded cornice and scrolled ends. Stone modillion cornice, rebuilt blocking course with concrete coping, returned at the ends. The party wall to the alley to the left (under No.136 (qv)) is in square panel framing, on a heavy plate and stone plinth course. This wall contains 2 doorways, one blocked, and one in a moulded architrave. The back of the main range has a wide gable, with some framing and C20 brickwork, and a decayed 16-pane sash, then a 2-storey wing in heavy square framing, with a gable stack, and a further framed wing in 2 storeys with attic and tiled roof. INTERIOR: details of the rear wing include a chamfered arch-braced truss with moulded centre, corner jowl posts and wind-braces, ceiled above the collar; the front range has a right-hand stair from the ground floor, first-floor has C17 scratch-moulded 9-panel cupboard with inscribed lozenges and flowers to the panels beneath a roll-moulded cornice in the rear room, C17 panelled door to an attic winder stair; the ground-floor rear room contains more C17 cupboard doors, and a good carved Jacobean overmantel with terms.

Listing NGR: SO8930732780

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National Grid Reference: SO 89307 32780

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