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Latitude: 51.8972 / 51°53'49"N
Longitude: -2.107 / 2°6'25"W
OS Eastings: 392731
OS Northings: 222075
OS Grid: SO927220
Mapcode National: GBR 2M9.23D
Mapcode Global: VH947.FKGZ
Plus Code: 9C3VVVWV+V5
Entry Name: The Knowle
Listing Date: 2 April 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104296
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474663
Location: St. Mark's, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51
Electoral Ward/Division: St Mark's
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Mark
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
Tagged with: Building
SO92SW GRIFFITHS AVENUE
630-1/1/354 The Knowle
House. c1860-70. Probably by John Middleton. Coursed and
hammer-dressed limestone with freestone dressings. Plain tile
roofs, some of the gables retain stone coping. Ashlar axial
and lateral stacks with moulded cornices. High Victorian
PLAN: deep narrow plan with principal rooms at the back.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical north-west front with 2
gables and buttresses on cornices, moulded plinth and string
courses. Moulded 2-centre-arched doorway on left with 2-light
cusped window to right and oriel above on moulded stone
corbel; segmentally-arched windows on right with stone
mullions and transoms. Plinth and string-course moulding
continue on left and right returns, the left (north-east)
elevation has 3 gables, the large right-hand gable has canted
bay, Gothic pointed arch windows and lateral stack on left
rising from buttress, and small triangular oriel to right on
moulded corbel. Rear (south-east) elevation has gabled service
wing on right. Stone mullion windows, some with transoms and
simple cusped tracery.
INTERIOR: reported as including principal ground-floor rooms
with Gothic stone chimneypieces and elaborate moulded ceiling
cornices. The main staircase has stick balusters and newel
post with carved lion sejant finial.
HISTORICAL NOTE: a similar design to Granleys (qv) which was
built for Revd Griffiths, vicar of Church of St Mark, Church
Road (qv), 1860-66 by John Middleton.
Granleys (qv) and The Knowle form a good group.
Listing NGR: SO9273122075
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