REMAINS OF MONASTIC INFIRMARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1271583
Date first listed:
23-Jan-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
15-Dec-1998
Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF MONASTIC INFIRMARY, CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS

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Location

Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF MONASTIC INFIRMARY, CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Gloucester (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 83147 18865

Details

GLOUCESTER

SO8318NW CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS 844-1/8/58 Remains of Monastic Infirmary 23/01/52 (Formerly Listed as: CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS Remains of Abbey wall, Abbot's Palace; Little Cloisters & Monastic remains on N)

GV I

Remains of the former Infirmary of the Benedictine Abbey of St Peter. Early C13. In C17 the east end of the infirmary, formerly St Bridget's Chapel, demolished, and the west end incorporated in a cluster of tenements called Babylon; in 1860 the tenements removed and the surviving C13 masonry exposed and consolidated. Ashlar and rubble. The remains of the aisled infimary hall comprise the lower part of the wall at the west end, six western bays of the south arcade, and two western piers of the former north arcade. EXTERIOR: in the west wall the entrance doorway with moulded arch with hoodmould; the piers to both arcades have attached shafts with fillets, the capitals either moulded or carved with stiff-leaf; the arches of the south arcade elaborately moulded and framed by hoodmoulds with carved stops; above the south arcade the wall is topped by a C19 weathered capping with overhangs supported on corbels. Scheduled Ancient Monument. (BOE: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean: London: 1976-: 222).







Listing NGR: SO8314718868

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
472141
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 2 The Vale and The Forest of Dean, (1970), 222

Legal

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: 17 Jun 2000
Reference: IOE01/00837/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Jack Farley. Source Historic England Archive
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