TEMPERANCE HALL AND ATTACHED SCHOOLROOM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206711
Date first listed:
23-Jul-1971
Date of most recent amendment:
24-May-1993
Statutory Address:
TEMPERANCE HALL AND ATTACHED SCHOOLROOM, THOMAS STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
TEMPERANCE HALL AND ATTACHED SCHOOLROOM, THOMAS 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:
SP0206802281

Details

SP0202 578-1/4/318

CIRENCESTER, THOMAS STREET (North side), Temperance Hall and attached schoolroom

(Formerly Listed as: THOMAS STREET (North side) Temperance Hall)

23/07/71

GV II

Salvation Army Temperance Hall. Dated 1846, built for Christopher Bowly. Coursed squared limestone with ashlar dressings; stone slates to right slope of roof, artificial stone slates to left slope and hipped roof of schoolroom to rear; truncated ashlar lateral stacks to left and right, rebuilt brick ridge stack to schoolroom. Hall is in simple Gothic style, gable facing. Single-storey one-window range. Large pointed window with perpendicular tracery in chamfered reveal with hoodmould; single-storey full-width projection to front in ashlar with lean-to roof is porch with higher stair-turrets to each side; centre has pair of studded boarded doors with large scrolled strap hinges in square-headed moulded stone surround with pointed head to opening with initials CB carved in relief in spandrels. Leaded lancets in splayed reveals with hoodmoulds flanking door, similar windows in stair turrets. Carved ribbon decoration with lettering CB AD 1846 and lancet with trefoil head and splayed reveal in gable; gable has moulded stone coping with trefoil-headed stops on corbelled-out kneelers and ridge stop. Left side has 4 tall lancet windows with trefoil heads and is articulated by buttresses and central buttressed stack. Schoolroom to rear probably earlier C19; north elevation (liturgical east) is 2-storey 3-window range. First floor has one 2- and one 3-light chamfered stone-mullion window, one similar single-light window with leaded lights, early diamond-pattern leaded light to 2 left-hand lights of 3-light window to right. Ground floor has one similar 2-light stone mullion and transom window, one similar 2-light window and 3 single-light windows, some with C20 leaded lights; 4 weathered buttresses to ground floor. Extension to right in separate occupation, rebuilt C20. INTERIORS not inspected. (Welsford J: Cirencester: A History and Guide: Gloucester: 1987-: PP 134-5).

Listing NGR: SP0206802281

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
365456
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Welsford, J, Cirencester a History and Guide, (1987), 134-5

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: 30 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/03276/13
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