Gloucester Court of Probate

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The former Gloucester Court of Probate

Gloucester Court of Probate is a grade II listed building at 3–4 Pitt Street, Gloucester in England. [1]

Pitt Street, Gloucester

Pitt Street in the City of Gloucester runs between the junction of Priory Road, Archdeacon Street, and St Mary's Street in the north and the junction of Hare Lane and Park Street in the south.

Gloucester City and Non-metropolitan district in England

Gloucester is a city and district in Gloucestershire, in the South West of England, of which it is the county town. Gloucester lies close to the Welsh border, on the River Severn, between the Cotswolds to the east and the Forest of Dean to the southwest.

It was designed by Thomas Fulljames of Fulljames & Waller in 1858 in a "picturesque Gothic style" [1] and built by Oliver Estcourt at a cost of £1,100. [2] The building has been converted to offices and is no longer in use as a court. [1]

Thomas Fulljames English architect and surveyor active in the mid- to late-19th century

Thomas Fulljames was an architect active in Gloucestershire, England, in the first half of the nineteenth century. As diocesan surveyor from 1832 until 1870, latterly in partnership with Frederick Sandham Waller, he designed, reconstructed or extended a number of churches in Gloucestershire.

Gothic Revival architecture Architectural movement

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Coordinates: 51°52′03″N2°14′40″W / 51.86754°N 2.24435°W / 51.86754; -2.24435

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Historic England. "3 & 4, Pitt Street (1245683)". National Heritage List for England . Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  2. Jordan, Christine. (2015). Secret Gloucester. Stroud: Amberley Publishing. pp. 38–39. ISBN   978-1-4456-4689-3.