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Coat of Arms with Putti
Coat of Arms with Putti
Coat of Arms with Putti

Photo credit: James Cooper / Art UK

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The heraldic shield is within a cartouche carved with flamboyant scrolling, perfectly proportioned. The supporters to each side consist of a pair of naked cherubs, each seated on a heraldic beast: a lion on one side, and unicorn on the other. It was re-sited in 1961.

Date

1745 & 1961

Medium

painted carved stone

Accession number

GL1_JC_S028

Work type

Coat of arms

Work status

extant

Access

at all times

Inscription description

slate plaque: These armorial bearings, fashioned by Thomas Ricketts in 1745, look somewhat out of place on this modern building at the corner of Three Cocks Lane and Westgate Street in central Gloucester. They adorned the old Booth Hall until 1957 and were erected here in 1961.


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Located at

Westgate Street, Gloucester

GL1 2PE

Located on the east wall of the building in Westgate Street that leads into Three Cocks Lane, at the first floor level.