SO8318SW GLOUCESTER CLARENCE STREET 844-1/12/61 (East side) No.2 (Formerly Listed as: BARTON STREET (North side) No.1) 23/01/52 GV II Includes: No.57 EASTGATE STREET. No.57 Eastgate Street shown on OS map as No.1 Barton Street. House facing Clarence Street and a smaller house attached at rear facing Eastgate Street, both houses designed as a single block, now linked as a single block of offices. 1832-3. Part of the development of Clarence Street by William Rees, builder. Late C20 alterations. Ashlar facing on brick, hipped slate roofs, brick stacks. Double-depth block. EXTERIOR: three storeys and basement, the former basement areas now infilled. Symmetrical front to No.2 Clarence Street of three bays with a slight projection to the central bay, offset plinth, a raised band in the side bays at first-floor level, a similar continuous band at second-floor level and a deep crowning entablature; on the ground floor at the corners clasping piers with moulded bases and, above the piers, giant Ionic pilasters supporting the entablature. Central doorway with stone steps to threshold and doorcase with pilasters and entablature, panelled door; in bay to each side of doorway a sash, and on the first and second floors three sashes, all with glazing bars (3x4 panes) in plain openings with projecting sills. The front facing Eastgate Street has the return end to No.2 Clarence Street of two bays on left and front to No.57 Eastgate Street of two bays to right, both with raised bands, crowning entablature and giant Ionic pilasters at the corners similar to front to Clarence Street, and with a central pilaster strip (former Ionic pilaster removed); on the ground floor the wall faces between the corner piers and the central pier are rusticated; the sills to the two ground-floor sashes to left were lowered, and the ground floor of No.57 Eastgate Street remodelled in late C20 with insertion of a central doorway framed by pilasters and entablature and a sash to each side; on the first floor two tall sashes to left and two tall sashes to left, and on the second floor two sashes to left and two sashes to right, all with glazing bars (3x4 panes). INTERIOR: not inspected. SO8318SW GLOUCESTER CLARENCE STREET 844-1/12/62 (East side) Nos.4 AND 6 23/01/52 GV II Pair of large town houses, now offices 1832-3. Part of the development of Clarence Street by William Rees, builder. Late C20 alterations. Stuccoed brick, slate roofs. Double-depth block with short rear wings, originally a mirror image pair. EXTERIOR: three storeys, basements and attics; to both houses a single symmetrical front of seven bays with each end bay slightly recessed and the three central bays slightly projected (1+1+3+1+1); the former basement areas now infilled, the ground floor rusticated with a strip pilaster at each end and crowned by a raised band at first-floor level; on the upper floors the three central bays defined by a giant order of four Ionic pilasters and at each end a giant pilaster with moulded impost at second-floor level between the pilasters; a raised band and a crowning entablature with a mutilated cornice; on the entablature over the three central bays a pediment with mutilated eaves and with coped parapets to either side. On the ground floor the entrance doorway to each of the former houses in the second and sixth bays with three stone steps to thresholds, both door frames recessed in openings with moulded architrave surrounds, with side and transom lights; in the three central bays between the doorways and in the end bays sashes with glazing bars (3X4 panes); on the first floor five tall sashes and on the second floor five shorter sashes, all with glazing bars (3x4 panes), all in openings with projecting stone sills. The former iron railings to the front areas have been removed. INTERIOR: not inspected. SO8318SW GLOUCESTER CLARENCE STREET 844-1/12/63 (East side) Nos.8, 10 AND 12 and attached area railings (Formerly Listed as: CLARENCE STREET (East side) Nos.8 TO 12 (Even)) 12/03/73 GV II Terrace of four town houses, now offices. c1840. Part of the development of Clarence Street by William Rees, builder. Late C20 alterations. Ashlar, hipped slate roofs, brick stacks. Nos 8 & 10 a double-depth, mirror-image pair, No.12 a similar house but now part of 10: a large former house on corner of street with entrance front and single-storey wing to left facing Russell Street. EXTERIOR: three storeys, basements and attics. On the fronts facing Clarence and Russell Streets the rusticated ground floor is capped by a raised band at first-floor level; the two bays at the north end are defined by shallow piers; on the upper floors the width of the houses, each of two bays, is defined by slender, giant pilasters with moulded bases and capitals, with a raised band between them at second-floor level, supporting a crowning entablature with parapet above masking the roof dormers. On the ground floor a recessed doorway with rectangular fanlight and panelled door to each house, to left or right, approached by stone steps above the basement areas, and a single sash, except for two sashes at north end of No.12; on the first floor two sashes and on the second floor two sashes to each house, all with vertical bars to the sides except for sashes in the two bays at north end which have margin bars. Symmetrical front of No.12 facing Russell Street of three bays with slightly projecting central bay, on the ground floor in the centre the wide entrance doorway to No.12 Clarence Street, with rusticated jambs and segmental-arched head, is framed by pilasters and entablature with segmental pediment, recessed in the doorway a glazed late C20 door and surround; in bay to each side of doorway a sash; on the first floor in the central bay a semicircular arched sash with moulded imposts and archivolt with raised keystone, in the bay to each side a sash in opening with moulded, eared and shouldered architraves with raised keystone in the head and projecting sill on end-brackets; on the second floor in the central bay two narrow semicircular arched sashes in a frame of panelled pilasters above a balustraded apron and shaped brackets supporting a cornice, in the bay to each side a sash in opening with shouldered architrave with projecting sill on end-brackets; all the sashes with margin bars; single storey wing to left has offset plinth, moulded cornice with parapet and a seven-light window with stone mullions and projecting sill. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: wrought-iron railings to basement areas. SO8318SW GLOUCESTER CLARENCE STREET 844-1/12/64 (East side) Nos.18-30 (Even) 23/01/52 GV II Terrace of eleven town houses, later nursing home and offices, now all offices. 1832-3. Part of the development of Clarence Street by William Rees, builder. C20 alterations including conversion of the four former houses at the south end of the terrace to nursing home with a new attic storey in mansard roof. Stuccoed brick with stone details, except ashlar above first floor of No.26; slate roofs, and hipped mansard slate roofs with dormers, brick stacks. The houses originally all double-depth block with rear wings, except the larger house (No.18 Clarence Street) at the south end with front facing Russell Street. EXTERIOR: three storeys, basements, and attics. Facing Russell Street the front of No.18 Clarence Street of four bays of varying width with offset plinth, band at second-floor level interrupted by the raised heads of the first-floor windows, and crowning entablature, on the ground floor at the outer corners clasping piers; above the piers on the upper floors, giant clasping pilasters, with moulded bases and caps, supporting the entablature; on the ground floor in the second bay from left a recessed entrance porch framed by Roman Doric pilasters and entablature with modillion cornice, to left a sash and to right two sashes in openings with moulded architraves and projecting sills; on the first-floor four sashes, each in an opening framed by pilasters, entablature with pediment supported on console brackets, and projecting stone sill on end-brackets, on the second floor four short sashes in openings with projecting sills; all the sashes with glazing bars (4x3 panes on the ground and first floors, 3x2 panes on the second floor). Facing Clarence Street each house in the terrace of two bays with a slight projection to the four houses at the south end and to the two houses at the north end; across the front a continuous raised band at first-floor level; on the upper floors the fronts of the projecting houses at each end are defined by a giant order of pilasters, all with moulded bases and caps and set on blocks projecting slightly from the first floor band. On the ground floor No.18 has two sashes to right in end of former house facing Russell Street; other houses have sashes infilling former doorways with flanking larger sashes with glazing bars (4x4 panes) and an original doorway with rectangular fanlight with radiating glazing bars and six-panel door to former house at left. No.20 has C20 double sash window and doorway with plain fanlight to left, both framed by C19 pilasters supporting fascia. Nos 22, 24, 26 & 28 have doorways with fanlights, mostly with radiating glazing bars, and sashes to left with glazing bars (originally 4x4 panes) in the upper sash frames in Nos 22 & 24. No.30, originally two houses, has to right a former doorway infilled with a sash and sash to left, and to the second house, further left, the doorway with fanlight and a sash to left, all with plain sashes; to each house on the first floor two sashes, and on the second floor two shorter sashes, mostly with glazing bars (3x4 panes). INTERIOR: not inspected.