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17, Barton Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9928 / 51°59'34"N

Longitude: -2.1562 / 2°9'22"W

OS Eastings: 389373

OS Northings: 232714

OS Grid: SO893327

Mapcode National: GBR 1JR.1NZ

Mapcode Global: VH93T.K5ZN

Entry Name: 17, Barton Street

Listing Date: 4 March 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201182

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376606

Location: Tewkesbury, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Tewkesbury

Built-Up Area: Tewkesbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tewkesbury St Mary the Virgin (Tewkesbury Abbey)

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


TEWKESBURY

SO8932 BARTON STREET
859-1/6/20 (North side)
04/03/52 No.17

GV II

Small house in row, with cafe; possibly the solar wing to
adjoining house. Late C16 refronting of C15 structure.
Timber-framed with plaster panels, tile roof. Right-angle plan
with gable facing street.
2 storeys, attic, and basement, 2-windowed. A small 2-light in
the gable above 2-light casements with transom and horizontal
bar at first floor, and fine late C18 or early C19 multi-pane
canted bow shop fronts flanking a part-glazed door, under
simple fascia. A basement grille and access under the
right-hand window. The ornamental-panelled and studded
frontage has herringbone framing at first floor, with
small-panel framing to the gable, which runs back to the main
transverse roof, continuous with that to No.16 (qv) adjoining.
The ground floor has a pair of heavy posts with a jetty
bracket near the front, with a further pair of posts and heavy
transverse beam to a short bay within. To rear, the C15
structure has later alterations including a late C16
right-angled bay.
INTERIOR includes C15 three-bay roof with clasped purlins and
windbracing to first floor of chamber originally open to roof;
floor levels with beams dating from late C16 remodelling.
The C15 structure probably functioned as a solar wing to a
large late medieval hall house, probably No.16 (qv). The shop
front is a notable and remarkably complete example of its
date.


Listing NGR: SO8937332714

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