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The Old Swan Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104346

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474751

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

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

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Listing Text


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
to return.
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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