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Latitude: 51.906 / 51°54'21"N
Longitude: -2.0704 / 2°4'13"W
OS Eastings: 395254
OS Northings: 223058
OS Grid: SO952230
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.KCD
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.2CB5
Entry Name: Hotel on the Park
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104291
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474607
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52
Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9523SW EVESHAM ROAD
630-1/6/312 (West side)
Hotel on the Park
(Formerly Listed as:
Villa now hotel. c1830 for Theodore Gwinnet, solicitor, with
later additions and alterations including extension to rear of
1993. Brick with stucco facades and hipped slate roof; tall
left end stuccoed stacks with cornices. Double-depth plan with
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with attic, 5 first-floor windows; with
2-lower-storey, single bay to right. End window-bays break
forward. Stucco detailing includes plinth, Doric pilasters
through ground and first floors to end of breakforwards,
surmounted by entablature and with pilasters to second floor,
cornice and blocking course; ground and first-floor windows
have tooled architraves. Central distyle Ionic porch with
pulvinated frieze, modillion cornice and blocking course, now
with side walls and glazing with margin-lights; within a
6-panel door with sidelights and cambered overlight with
batwing and circle glazing bars. 6/6 windows except ground
floor has tall 1/1 sashes, all in plain reveals and with
sills. Left return has 4-window facade with blind openings and
Doric pilasters between bays. Rear has tall round-arched
staircase sash, 6/6 with radial glazing to head.
INTERIOR: retains original joinery including 6-fielded-panel
doors in reeded architraves and with fleurons to corners and
fielded-panel shutters to windows. Original plasterwork
includes acanthus modillions to hall and embellished cornices
and ceiling friezes to ground-floor rooms, that to right with
grape motif. Narrow-open-well staircase with carved tread ends
has stick balusters and unwreathed handrail. Marble
HISTORICAL NOTE: built as part of the development of this area
undertaken for Joseph Pitt in 1825-42. Theodore Gwinnet had
had Albion House, North Place (qv) built c1805.
Occupies a prominent corner site on one of the main approach
roads into Cheltenham.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 67).
Listing NGR: SO9524523065
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