NUMBERS 6A, 6B AND 6C AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1271718
Date first listed:
23-Jan-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
15-Dec-1998
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 6A, 6B AND 6C AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS, 6A, 6B AND 6C, MILLERS GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 6A, 6B AND 6C AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS, 6A, 6B AND 6C, MILLERS 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 83073 18856

Details

GLOUCESTER

SO8318NW MILLER'S GREEN 844-1/8/209 (East side) 23/01/52 Nos.6A, 6B AND 6C and attached forecourt walls (Formerly Listed as: MILLER'S GREEN No.6)

GV II

House, now three flats. 1687 for Thomas Burgis, incorporating some medieval masonry walls; C18, C19 and C20 alterations. C19 roughcast on brick, end-gabled tiled roof with C20 eaves cornice replacing earlier parapet, two hipped dormers, brick gable-end stacks. Double-depth block, with projecting turret in centre of front, and rear wing to right, to rear left a C20 addition incorporating staircase to flats on upper floors. EXTERIOR: three storeys and cellar; symmetrical front of five bays with turret to full height in the central bay; offset plinth and raised bands at first and second-floor levels returned on each side, C20 timber eaves cornice with close-set modillions, probably a copy of C18 cornice replaced later by a brick parapet; on the ground floor in the front of the turret the entrance doorway with four-centred arched head and on each side of the turret two C19 two-light timber casements; on each of the upper floors a casement in the front of the turret and to each side of the turret two C19 casements; all the casements of the same size and detail with glazing bars in each light (2x4 panes), each light with Gothic glazing in the head; in each of the dormers two similar two-light casements (3x2 panes). In the right hand gable-end wall a blocked four-centred brick arch. INTERIOR: on ground floor (Flat 6A) the central entrance hall, with C18 cornice, leading to former late C17 staircase at rear on right, the lower flight now infilled with cupboard, exposed closed string, newel with knop and bottoms of suspended newels with pierced drops; in other rooms doorways with moulded architraves and fielded panel doors; in window jambs C18 fielded panel shutters. On the first floor (Flat 6B) the staircase enclosed in cupboard, in front rooms moulded plaster cornice and C18 six-panel door. Second floor (Flat 6C) not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: forecourt enclosed in C18 by brick walls with a brick pier at each corner; central entrance gateway flanked by tall, brick gate piers surmounted by large stone urns; in C20 the former wrought-iron railings and gates



replaced in timber. (Eward S: No Fine but a Glass of Wine, Cathedral Life at Gloucester: Salisbury: 1985-: 325).









Listing NGR: SO8307318856

Legacy

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Sources

Books and journals
Eward, S , No Fine but a Glass of Wine Cathedral Life at Gloucester, (1985), 325

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: 13 Mar 2004
Reference: IOE01/11870/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Terence J Devine. Source Historic England Archive
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