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Gosditch House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7178 / 51°43'4"N

Longitude: -1.9686 / 1°58'7"W

OS Eastings: 402264

OS Northings: 202118

OS Grid: SP022021

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.73N

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.T2MZ

Entry Name: Gosditch House

Listing Date: 14 June 1948

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187489

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365341

Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Cirencester

Built-Up Area: Cirencester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cirencester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CIRENCESTER

SP0202 GOSDITCH STREET
578-1/4/206 (South West side)
14/06/48 No.5
Gosditch House

GV II*

House, now offices. Early C18 with later C18 alterations.
Coursed squared limestone; Welsh slate roof; brick left-end
stack, stone stack with moulded base and top on front slope to
right. 3 storeys, attic and cellar; 3-window range. First
floor has three 6/6-pane sashes in moulded stone architraves
with stone cills; second floor has three 2-light leaded
casements in similar architraves. Ground floor has two
6/6-pane sashes in similar architraves. 2 pedimented dormers.
6-panel door with decorative fanlight in moulded stone
architrave to right; 2 oval openings to cellar with iron
grilles in flat unmoulded surrounds forming aprons below
ground floor windows. Shallow plinth. Former eaves cornice
boxed-out late C20.
INTERIOR has mid/late C18 well staircase with oak treads,
shaped cheekpieces, stick balusters possibly later alteration,
fluted newel posts and mahogany grip handrail; ground floor
has large C19 chamfered stone fireplace and rough beam to
front left, mid C19 marble fireplace with contemporary grate
and remnants of early C18 run plaster cornice to rear; first
floor has late C18 timber chimneypiece with neoclassical
composition decoration and early C18 run plaster cornice to
front left, mid C19 stone fireplace and chamfered beam to
rear; second floor has bolection-moulded timber fireplace with
early C19 grate to front left, stone fireplace with early C19
grate to rear. Roof to front range and rear wing has curved
principals and through purlins.


Listing NGR: SP0226402118

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