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IoE Number: 472162
Location: 7 COLLEGE GREEN
  GLOUCESTER, GLOUCESTER, GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Jack Farley FRPS
Date Photographed: 11 August 2000
Date listed: 23 January 1952
Date of last amendment: 15 December 1998
Grade II

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GLOUCESTER SO8318NW COLLEGE GREEN 844-1/8/71 (South side) 23/01/52 Nos.7, 7A, 7B AND 7C (Formerly Listed as: COLLEGE GREEN No.7) GV II House assigned to the Prebendary of the Fourth Stall of Gloucester Cathedral, now apartments (Nos 7, 7A and 7B) and accommodation for School for the Ministry (No.7C). C16 and C17 house, believed to incorporate late medieval monastic building, possibly the Granary, altered in C18, and extensively remodelled in late C19; converted to apartments mid C20. Roughcast on rubble with ashlar features and details, some timber-framed features, gabled slate roofs with timber barge boards, two gabled dormers, brick stacks. PLAN: a long range of stone facing College Green; on the front, approximately in the centre, a projecting, cross-gabled porch wing; towards the left-hand end a slightly projecting cross-gabled wing, with the end bay of range to left incorporating passage through to garden and to long rear wing, now No.7C; at the right-hand end a larger, slightly projecting, cross-gabled wing. EXTERIOR: two storeys, attic and cellars; the front generally remodelled in late C19 in Domestic Revival style for enhanced picturesque effect; rubble walls with ashlar details except for timber framing to first floors and gables of the three cross-wings; on the ground floor the enclosed porch of ashlar with offset plinth and in front wall an archway with moulded jambs and pointed arch; above the porch the timber-framed cross-wing with front jetty and close studding, six panels wide to front and four panels to each side with intermediate lower and upper rails, the four central and upper panels on the front, and the two central and upper panels on each side fitted with plain casements; in the gable a pattern of studs and quadrant braces; in range to left of porch on the ground floor a four-light, stone-mullioned casement window, and on the first floor a window with similar details with upper transom. In the front of the cross-gabled wall to left on the ground floor a stone-mullioned casement window; the first floor and gable timber-framed with close-studded panels with upper intermediate rail, the four central and upper panels panels fitted with casements; in the timber-framed gable a two-light casement and in central panels below and above quadrant braces. In range to left a doorway with pointed arch to passage and a stone-framed, single-light casement; above on first floor a similar two-light casement In range to right of porch on the ground floor a stone-mullioned window, and on first floor further right a similar three-light window with upper transom. On the cross-gabled wall to right on the ground floor a stone-framed, canted bay window with mullions and central transom has four-lights to front and two lights to sides, all fitted with casements, the first floor and the gable timber-framed with close-studded panels; on the first floor, above an intermediate rail, a two-light casement to left and a four-light casement to right, in the gable two of the lower panels and one of the upper panels have quadrant braces, and in the apex a two-light casement. INTERIOR: in No.7A the principal room on ground floor has late C16 panelling of small, framed panels, reputedly brought in and re-arranged in late C19, fireplace with C18 bolection mould surround; room above has a late C16 timber chimney-piece on carved brackets comprising three square panels above three carved frieze panels, all framed by caryatids supporting a carved frieze, in the central panel a carved shield, and in each side panel a lion's head all within strapwork cartouches. C18 door architraves. Rear wing largely refitted in late C20, contains some C18 panelling and chimney-piece painted white. Other interiors not inspected. (Eward S: No Fine but a Glass of Wine, Cathedral Life at Gloucester: Salisbury: 1985-: 316; BOE: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean: London: 1976-: 243).

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