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A Grade II Listed Building in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9867 / 51°59'12"N

Longitude: -2.1632 / 2°9'47"W

OS Eastings: 388886

OS Northings: 232041

OS Grid: SO888320

Mapcode National: GBR 1JQ.KWJ

Mapcode Global: VH93T.GB7B

Entry Name: Gatehouse

Listing Date: 25 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201236

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376754

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


859-1/2/173 (West side)


Detached house, formerly toll house. Early C19. Painted
brickwork, slate roof, brick stack. Plain block with octagonal
front to road, low-pitched hipped roof to wide eaves overhang;
small flat-roofed extension, left.
2 storeys; each splayed face to road end has 25-pane sash at
each level, and front has large blocked opening or panel above
16-pane to former door opening. Returns have 25-pane centrally
at first floor, and on S side above door set under extension.
Back has casements. Central unpainted brick stack. INTERIOR
not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the original turnpike of 1756 from Cheltenham
to Tewkesbury, ran W of the site of this toll house, which was
relocated here by 1839; the previous building stood a little
further to the N, at the junction of the present road with
Lower Lode Lane, until 1829.
(Gloucester Society for Industrial Archaeology: Journal: Bayes
J F: Gloucester: 1971-).

Listing NGR: SO8888632041

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