2-12, CASTLE STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1204979
Date first listed:
23-Jul-1971
Statutory Address:
2-12, CASTLE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
2-12, CASTLE STREET

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cotswold (District Authority)
Parish:
Cirencester
National Grid Reference:
SP0224002022

Details

CIRENCESTER

SP0202 CASTLE STREET 578-1/4/24 (North side) 23/07/71 Nos.2-12 (Even)

GV II

Shops and offices. Dated 1896. By John Birch of London for Earl Bathurst. Coursed squared limestone; clay tile roofs; 9 stone ridge and end stacks, one pair of diagonally-set ashlar flues on corbelled-out stack to right end. Long range to Castle Street with splayed corner to right and short return elevation to Market Place; 11 gables to Castle Street, one gable to splayed corner to right, one gable to Market Place. 3-storey 16-window range. First floor has thirteen 2- and 3-light ovolo-moulded stone-mullion and mullion-and-transom windows and one single-light window with leaded upper lights and moulded stone cills; two 3-light oriel windows with moulded stone bases and parapets; large 2-storey 7-light oriel window to centre left with moulded stone base and embattled parapet. Second floor has thirteen chamfered stone mullion 1-, 2- and 3-light windows. Ground floor has five late C20 shopfronts; three C19 three-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion-and-transom windows with segmental-arched heads to Post Office to left. Two C20 doors in moulded stone surrounds to Post Office to left; C19 part-glazed 6-panel door in Tudor-arched moulded stone surround and C19 wrought-iron gate at entrance to through passage to rear in similar surround to right; pair of C19 plank doors with decorative strap hinges in moulded stone surround with Tudor-arched head to centre left under oriel window. Deep plinth with moulded top; moulded strings over ground, first and second floors forming hoods over ground and second floor openings. Gables and shaped gables with moulded copings; finials and ball finials on gables and parapet. Datestone 1896 on Post Office to left; 12 square section down-pipes with castellated hoppers dated 1896; datestone in gable on splayed corner to right with initial B and date 1897. Return elevation to Market Place similar to Castle Street with 3-light oriel window to first floor. INTERIORS not inspected. (Viner DJ: Cirencester As It Was: Nelson, Lancashire: 1983-: P.27 AND 28).

Listing NGR: SP0224002022

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
365162
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Viner, D J , Cirencester As It Was, (1983), 27-28

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 22 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/14294/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Lorna Freeman. Source Historic England Archive
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