Number 20 and Part of Abbey Precinct Wall

House. Early C17 but reputed to contain C16 features, C18 additions and alterations; refronted and restored in late C19, minor C20 alterations; incorporates C12 abbey precinct wall on south side, and rear wing abuts part of C12 wall between the former monks' cemetery to the east and the lay cemetery to the west. Timber frame with painted infill panels, and brick rendered in pebble dash, end gabled plain tile roof, gabled dormers and brick ridge stack.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
547298
Names
Number 20 and Part of Abbey Precinct Wall
Coordinates
51.8665670° N, 2.2466930° W
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Listed on
Grade II* listed building
listed building (England)

Location Map

Aerial view of Number 20 and Part of Abbey Precinct Wall
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Aerial View

Aerial view of Number 20 and Part of Abbey Precinct Wall
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Timeline

12 Mar 1973

Number 20 and Part of Abbey Precinct Wall designated a Grade II* listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Number 20 and Part of Abbey Precinct Wall is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1245904
Grade
II*
Name
NUMBER 20 AND PART OF ABBEY PRECINCT WALL
Location
NUMBER 20 AND PART OF ABBEY PRECINCT WALL, 20, COLLEGE GREEN
District
Gloucester
County
Gloucestershire
Grid Reference
SO 83109 18694

GLOUCESTER

SO8318NW COLLEGE GREEN 844-1/8/87 (East side) 12/03/73 No.20 and part of Abbey Precinct wall (Formerly Listed as: COLLEGE GREEN No.20)

GV II*

House. Early C17 but reputed to contain C16 features, C18 additions and alterations; refronted and restored in late C19, minor C20 alterations; incorporates C12 abbey precinct wall on south side, and rear wing abuts part of C12 wall between the former monks' cemetery to the east and the lay cemetery to the west. Timber frame with painted infill panels, and brick rendered in pebble dash, end gabled plain tile roof, gabled dormers and brick ridge stack. Double-depth block with lobby entry, at rear a short C18 wing to rear left making L-plan. EXTERIOR: two storeys, cellar and attic. Symmetrical front, the ground floor with plain brick plinth and pebble dash above, central entrance doorway with open gable canopy on brackets and C20 vertical board door, on either side a three-light timber casement with projecting timber sill; on the first floor C19 timber-framing of close studding and intermediate rail with a single-light casement above the doorway and three-light timber-framed casements to either side; attic has a large gabled dormer at each end with close studding, plain barge boards and a three-light casement with leaded glazing. Rear elevation of main block is timber-framed in large panels with first-floor jetty; the framing to ground floor, including knee brackets supporting the jetty; is mostly renewed; a four-light timber-framed casement to the ground floor and above on the first floor with a casement to right probably reduced to two lights when service wing added in C18; a pair of timber-framed cross gables each with a three-light casement with lead-light glazing in the apex...

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Bibliography

  1. “NUMBER 20 AND PART OF ABBEY PRECINCT WALL.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1245904>