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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ST MARYS GATE ADJOINING NUMBER 14 COLLEGE GREEN

List entry Number: 1245897

Location

ST MARYS GATE ADJOINING NUMBER 14 COLLEGE GREEN, COLLEGE GREEN

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
GloucestershireGloucesterDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 472171

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History

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Details

GLOUCESTER

SO8318NW COLLEGE GREEN 844-1/8/80 (West side) 23/01/52 St Mary's Gate adjoining No.14 College Green

GV I

Formerly known as: College Gate COLLEGE GREEN. Gatehouse, now includes offices. Late C12, refronted and heightened in early C13; for the Benedictine Abbey of St Peter as the Great Gate to the Outer Court of the monastery, now part of College Green; altered in C18 and restored in late C19 by FS Waller for the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral. Ashlar, rubble, tiled roof, wrought-iron gates. PLAN: gate passage leads from St Mary's Square into north-west corner of College Green, passage covered by two bays of quadripatite vaulting; with a large chamber at first-floor level above the passage. EXTERIOR: two storeys with cross gabled fronts facing the street and the court; the outer front facing St Mary's Street has a large arch to the passage with recessed orders to the jambs, formerly with nook shafts, and at first-floor level an arcade of four bays with the two inner bays flanked by smaller bays; the inner bays framing windows with flat lintels; in the gable a recessed triangular panel within which are the jambs and arches of a three-bay blank arcade with the shafts removed. The inner front above the archway to the passage restored in late C19; similar to outer front. INTERIOR: not inspected. Scheduled Ancient Monument. (VCH: The City of Gloucester: Oxford: 1988-: 282; Welander D: The History, Art and Architecture of Gloucester Cathedral: Stroud, Gloucestershire: 1991-).







Listing NGR: SO8300818865

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Welander, D - Title: The History Art and Architecture of Gloucester Cathedral - Date: 1991
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester - Date: 1988 - Page References: 282

National Grid Reference: SO 83008 18865

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