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Former Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7152 / 51°42'54"N

Longitude: -1.9717 / 1°58'18"W

OS Eastings: 402050

OS Northings: 201832

OS Grid: SP020018

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.DB1

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.R4ZY

Entry Name: Former Railway Station

Listing Date: 23 July 1971

Last Amended: 24 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187518

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365426

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

SP0201 SHEEP STREET
578-1/6/289 (West side)
23/07/71 Former Railway Station
(Formerly Listed as:
SHEEP STREET
Railway Station (Disused))

GV II

Former railway station, now in part offices and public
lavatories. 1841 with late C20 alterations. Designed by IK
Brunel. Coursed squared limestone; Welsh slate roof, gable
facing Tetbury Road; rendered lateral stack corbelled out from
first floor to right side, similar cross-axial stack corbelled
out to left side.
Main range has narrow one-gable front to Tetbury Road with
single-storey flat roofed range attached to left, main range
extends to rear alongside former platform to right; Tudor
style.
Main range is 2-storeys and attic, one-window. First floor has
one 3-light moulded stone mullion-and-transom window with
4-centred arched heads to upper lights and C19 iron casements
in projecting bay with blind sides continued upwards from
first floor; coped parapet over first floor with carved ribbon
decoration. Similar single-light window in gable above in
chamfered reveal with hoodmould; ground floor has C20 window
in blocked former doorway with chamfered reveal in projecting
bay. Ashlar plinth, flush quoins to left and right angles;
shaped gable over has heavy moulded coping corbelled out on
moulded kneelers, base of stone finial at apex.
Single-storey range to left has C20 windows; C20 glazed canopy
replacing C19 original continuous with main range. Stone to
ground floor front of main range and range to left re-tooled
below canopy, late C20. Left side of main range has two
2-light moulded stone mullion-and-transom windows with
4-centred arched heads to upper lights with C19 iron casements
in chamfered reveals with hoodmoulds to first floor; 2 gabled
dormers with 2-light moulded stone mullion windows.
Right side of main range has two C20 doors, one blocked
window; one pair doors with applied moulding forming vertical
panels with 4-centred arched head in timber surround, 2 small
single-light windows with 4-centred arched heads. Narrow gable
to rear of main range has C19 four-pane fixed light in
chamfered stone reveal with hoodmould to first floor; 2-light
window in chamfered reveal in gable; blocked doorway with
chamfered reveal with keyed lintel to ground floor; opening
with 4-centred arched head in lean-to to right has pair C20
doors and plank infill panel.
INTERIOR has C20 staircase from ground to first floor, C19
staircase without handrail enclosed by timber panels from
first to second floor; ground floor has C19 pointed architrave
to opening to staircase, no other pre-C20 features noted;
first floor has C19 moulded architraves and 4-panel doors, no
fireplaces; second floor has timber partition with unmoulded
panels, similar 4-panel doors.
(Welsford J: Cirencester: A History and Guide: Gloucester:
1987-: P.131; ).


Listing NGR: SP0205001832

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