Remains of Reservoir, NW Corner of Cathedral Cloister Garth

Excavated masonry remains of a water reservoir in the north-west corner of the garth of the Cathedral Cloisters (qv). Early C13. Built in conjunction with a drain supplying water in the cloister and lavatorium of the former Abbey of St Peter.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
547344
Names
Remains of Reservoir, NW Corner of Cathedral Cloister Garth
Coordinates
51.8678390° N, 2.2469670° W
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Listed on
Grade I listed building
listed building (England)

Location Map

Aerial view of Remains of Reservoir, NW Corner of Cathedral Cloister Garth
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Aerial View

Aerial view of Remains of Reservoir, NW Corner of Cathedral Cloister Garth
Aerial view of Remains of Reservoir, NW Corner of Cathedral Cloister Garth. Click image for a larger, interactive view.

Timeline

23 Jan 1952

Remains of Reservoir, NW Corner of Cathedral Cloister Garth designated a Grade I listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Remains of Reservoir, NW Corner of Cathedral Cloister Garth 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1245955
Grade
I
Name
REMAINS OF RESERVOIR, NORTH WEST CORNER OF CATHEDRAL CLOISTER GARTH
Location
REMAINS OF RESERVOIR, NORTH WEST CORNER OF CATHEDRAL CLOISTER GARTH, CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS
District
Gloucester
County
Gloucestershire
Grid Reference
SO 83091 18835

GLOUCESTER

SO8318NW CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS 844-1/8/45 Remains of Reservoir, north west 23/01/52 corner of Cathedral Cloister Garth (Formerly Listed as: CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS Cathedral Church of the Holy and Indivisible Trinity)

GV I

Excavated masonry remains of a water reservoir in the north-west corner of the garth of the Cathedral Cloisters (qv). Early C13. Built in conjunction with a drain supplying water in the cloister and lavatorium of the former Abbey of St Peter. Ashlar. Rectangular reservoir chamber exposed at ground level, with inlet at east end and funnelled outlet at west end; spanning the chamber four ashlar transverse arches which originally supported the cover above the chamber.

Listing NGR: SO8309118836

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Bibliography

  1. “REMAINS OF RESERVOIR, NORTH WEST CORNER OF CATHEDRAL CLOISTER GARTH.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1245955>