Tag Archives: Cirencester

Cirencester, Corinium Hotel

Historic hotel in Cirencester, with Cask Marque. Probable former inn, now hotel and offices. Mid/late-C17 refronted in late C18 and with later alterations. Limestone ashlar to front; coursed squared limestone rubble and render to rear.

Cirencester Park: Queen Anne’s Monument

Historic building in Cirencester. Commemorative column. 1741. Limestone ashlar. Roman Doric column said to be 50 feet high on square plinth surmounted by statue of Queen Anne. Queen Anne’s Monument is axial on Cirencester House (qv) and the tower of the Parish Church of St John the Baptist (qv) and terminates one of the views […]

Cirencester Park: Ivy Lodge

Historic building in Cirencester. House, offices and barn with attached granary and cartshed embellished as landscape feature. Early/mid C18.

Cirencester Park: Ice House

Historic building in Cirencester. C18. Vermiculated and rock-faced limestone with limestone ashlar dressings to surround to entrance, stone and brick tunnel, brick ice well.

Cirencester Park: Hexagon

Historic building in Cirencester. Park building. c1736, designed by Lord Bathurst. Limestone ashlar with vermiculated dressings; rear wall of limestone rubble. Welsh slate roof with limestone ball finial at apex. The building is in plan an irregular hexagon with the rear wall slightly wider than the others.

Cirencester (Stratton), Church of St Peter

Historic church in Cirencester. Early C12 and early C14 to south wall of nave; late C15/early C16 south doorway; otherwise rebuilt and north nave aisle added 1850.

Cirencester Park: Alfred’s Hall

Historic building in Cirencester. Landscape building. 1721, enlarged 1732 with C19 alterations. Designed by Alexander Pope and Lord Bathurst. Coursed squared limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; roof covering not visible behind parapet. Gothick sham ruin, now genuinely ruinous, of irregular plan and scattered fenestration.

Cirencester, Church of the Holy Trinity

Historic church in Cirencester. 1847-1851, windows enlarged by Scott 1878. By Sir George Gilbert Scott. Rock-faced limestone with ashlar dressings; stone slate roofs with coped verges. 2-bay aisled chancel with south vestry, 4-bay aisled nave, north-west tower with spire.

Cirencester, Watermoor Rd, Chesterton Manor

Historic building in Cirencester. house, now offices, dating from the early and mid- to late-C17 with mid-C18 and C20 alterations; there is some archaeological evidence of an earlier building on this site.

Cirencester, Thomas St, Friends’ Meeting House

Historic building in Cirencester. Quaker meeting house and attached house. 1673 with major alterations and extension 1809-1811, porch and minor rooms added 1865; house early C19 with later alterations. Meeting house is coursed squared limestone rubble, 1865 addition in coursed squared limestone; stone slate roof, corrugated asbestos on 1865 lean-to extension; external stack to left […]