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Tewkesbury (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 89329 32678



SO8932 BARTON STREET 859-1/6/69 (South side) 04/03/52 Nos.81 AND 82


House in row, with shop. C18 front on C17 structure, with probably C14 hall range to rear. Front is Flemish bond brickwork, tile roof, remainder timber-framed, brick or plaster panels; brick stacks. PLAN: The parallel-plan front range, partly over Mason's Court to the right, is a C17 rebuilding probably on the site of C14 solar block; behind this is the 3-bay C14 hall range, formerly open to roof and now floored and sub-divided; two C14 bays to rear of hall were probably originally floored. EXTERIOR: the street front is 2 storeys with attic, 2-windowed. Gabled C18 two-light casement dormers with early leading, in a steep-pitched roof which has a high hipped end of half roof visible to the left. First floor has 16-pane sashes under voussoirs, and ground floor a C20 plate-glass shop front. The painted brick parapet has a concrete coping. In the court the wall to the left is framed, and the back wall is in heavy framing with brick nogging; the corner post rises from the centre of a bressumer running across the court. A large stack in C17 brick is at the rear eaves of the front range, adjacent to the hall. Behind the main range is a steeply-pitched gabled roof over the early hall, which is reported to retain head of C14 two-light west window. INTERIOR partly inspected: the 3-bay hall range includes cruck trusses of very large scantling, with collar and braced tie, and large chamfered wind-braces. Smoke blackening to roof timbers, the rear truss being a full cruck with square-set ridge on yoke. The C14 two-bay roof to rear of hall (and originally divided from it by a closed truss) has straight principals to similar apex. VCH records 2-centred arch surviving from one of 2 opposed doorways to rear (south) end of rear wing. A complex and important example of a C14 merchant's house of hall and solar type, which would repay further investigation. (Victoria County History: Gloucestershire: London: 1968-: 126).

Listing NGR: SO8933932664


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Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester, (1968), 126


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

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Date: 23 Sep 2004
Reference: IOE01/13093/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Harnwell. Source Historic England Archive
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