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Latitude: 51.8976 / 51°53'51"N
Longitude: -2.0705 / 2°4'13"W
OS Eastings: 395245
OS Northings: 222117
OS Grid: SO952221
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.Z7P
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.2K8P
Entry Name: The Old Swan Inn
Listing Date: 12 January 1983
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104346
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474751
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: All Saints
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Luke and St John
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9522SW HIGH STREET
630-1/14/401 (North East side)
12/01/83 Nos.35 AND 37
The Old Swan Inn
(Formerly Listed as:
(North East side)
Nos.35 AND 37)
Inn. c1810-1820, recorded as trading by 1820 and shown on the
Post Office Map of 1820, with later additions and alterations
including c1980s extension to rear (not included). Stucco over
brick with concealed roof and stacks; wrought-iron window
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing
includes ground-floor rustication drawn into voussoirs above
windows and carriage arch, first-floor band surmounted by 4
Doric pilasters with incised decoration; incised lines around
first-floor windows and incised 'Greek key' motif around
second-floor windows. First floor has 6/6 sashes, second floor
has 3/3 sashes, ground floor has 1/1 sashes, all in plain
reveals, those to ground floor in cambered-arched recessed.
Off-centre left entrance a 6-panel door with overlight.
Carriage arch, now with double, part-glazed doors in
elliptically-arched surround. Band and blocking course with
copings (cornice missing). Right return has 6/6 and 8/8 sash.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: first-floor trellis window guards, also
HISTORICAL NOTE: shown on Merrett's 1834 Map as the Old Swan
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 104; Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork:
Cheltenham: 1975-1984: 24).
Listing NGR: SO9525822138
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