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Latitude: 51.7194 / 51°43'9"N
Longitude: -1.9707 / 1°58'14"W
OS Eastings: 402121
OS Northings: 202295
OS Grid: SP021022
Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.0MJ
Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.S1JR
Entry Name: Weavers Hall
Listing Date: 14 June 1948
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187527
English Heritage Legacy ID: 365445
Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7
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
SP0202 THOMAS STREET
578-1/4/307 (North side)
14/06/48 Nos.4 AND 6
Also known as: St Thomas's Hospital.
Almshouse. Late C15; founded by Sir William Nottingham before
1483. Coursed limestone rubble; stone slate roof with coped
verges; stone right-end stack enlarged in brick, brick
left-end stack. Through-passage plan, now one house to each
2 storey 4-window range. First floor has 4 small fixed light
and casement windows with splayed reveals; ground floor has 3
similar windows and one 2-light chamfered stone mullion-and-
transom window with leaded upper lights to right; central
boarded studded door with iron strap hinges in chamfered
reveal with Tudor arched head; draped figure over door,
defaced. Shallow plinth; rudimentary quoins to left and right
INTERIOR of through passage only inspected; similar door to
far end, passage formed by plank and muntin screen to each
side, chamfered beam. Plaque records house to left altered
1986 by Eric Cole and Partners. Also known as St Thomas's
Hospital, after which Thomas Street re-named, founded by Sir
William Nottingham, Attorney-General to Edward IV, who in his
will of 1483 left land in trust for 4 poor men living here.
Baptist services said to have been held here later; John
Wesley preached here 1787. Said to be oldest domestic building
in Cirencester, continuously occupied since foundation.
(The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The
Cotswolds: London: 1970-: P.178; Welsford J: Cirencester: A
History and Guide: Gloucester: 1987-: P.57; Plate attached to
Listing NGR: SP0212102295
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