6, COLLEGE GREEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1271597
Date first listed:
12-Mar-1973
Statutory Address:
6, COLLEGE GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
6, COLLEGE GREEN

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 83036 18746

Details

GLOUCESTER

SO8318NW COLLEGE GREEN 844-1/8/70 (South side) 12/03/73 No.6

GV II

House. Incorporates C16 or early C17 structure, considerably enlarged and remodelled 1807. Brick, partly faced in ashlar and stucco, timber-framing mostly concealed, slate roof with dormers, two brick stacks. PLAN: double-depth block with wing at rear to right; the wing is the remaining portion of the Sexton's House which faced east, it now overlooks a walled garden at rear of the main block; between the south end of the wing and the south flank of the monastic precinct wall a short portion of a longer timber-framed range now partly enclosed within the wing. EXTERIOR: two storeys and attics with a cellar below the main block; symmetrical front of main block faced in ashlar, of five bays with a slight projection to the central bay; offset plinth, band at first-floor level, frieze band and crowning cornice with parapet above, raised quoins at the outer angles; in the central bay a wide entrance doorway with semicircular arched head containing fanlight of batswing pattern with metal glazing bars, three stone steps to threshold, doorcase of three-quarter Roman Doric columns, dosserets and an open pediment, a six-panel (2x3) door with the upper four panels fielded; on the ground-floor sashes with glazing bars (3x4 panes) in the bays on each side and on the first floor similar sashes with the central sash set within a basket arched recess, all in openings with flat-arched heads and projecting sills; three roof dormers with segmental curved roofs and sashes with glazing bars (3x2 panes). At either end of main block a shaped and coped gable supports a stack with crowning cornice and ceramic chimney pots. The east gable-end wall stuccoed on the ground floor and the stone band at first-floor level continued from the front, brick above; to right on each floor a single sash similar to the front sashes and on the first floor to left a blocked window recess. The rear wing, two storeys and attic; on the east side the three southern bays of the former five-bay front of the Sexton's House now faced in stucco and with timber crowning cornice, on both floors sashes with glazing bars, 3x4 panes, roof dormer. INTERIOR: large central hall, an open well staircase to rear with open string, curtail step, shaped tread-brackets, fluted



stick balusters and mahogany wreathed and swept handrail; reeded architraves to doorways with corner blocks carved with paterae; drawing room to left has early C19 joinery, moulded plaster cornice with decorative ceiling frieze, and panelled shutters; room to right has a plainer moulded cornice; the principal room on the ground floor in the rear wing has mid C17 small panel panelling and a late C17 fireplace with surround of fielded panels and a raised keyblock in the lintel. From first floor to attic an early C17 dog-leg staircase with moulded closed strings, turned balusters and toad back handrail; first-floor room at east end of main block has early C19 joinery; over the timber-framed bays at the south end of the rear wing a double purlin roof with chamfered purlins and inserted collars; doors in the attic are made up from salvaged C17 and C18 panelling. HISTORY: in late C17 this building was the Sexton's House. (Eward S: No Fine but a Glass of Wine, Cathedral Life at Gloucester: Salisbury: 1985-: 315-6).







Listing NGR: SO8303618746

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
472161
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Eward, S , No Fine but a Glass of Wine Cathedral Life at Gloucester, (1985), 315-6

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: 11 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02647/02
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