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Latitude: 51.9145 / 51°54'52"N
Longitude: -2.0485 / 2°2'54"W
OS Eastings: 396758
OS Northings: 223996
OS Grid: SO967239
Mapcode National: GBR 2LZ.YQT
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.F4WP
Entry Name: Prestbury House Hotel
Listing Date: 4 July 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1153317
English Heritage Legacy ID: 134458
Location: Prestbury, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52
Civil Parish: Prestbury
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 9624 PRESTBURY THE BURGAGE
17/53 & 19/53 Prestbury House Hotel
Large house now used as a hotel. Early C18 altered and extended
early-mid C19. Coursed squared and dressed limestone now mostly
pebble-dashed with exposed quoins. Slate roof with ashlar stacks.
Extension to left of main body coursed square and dressed
limestone and brick with a slate roof. Rectangular plan to main
body with later extensions at rear and to left. Symmetrical, 3-
storey, 5-windowed facade. Twelve-pane sashes to ground and first
floors. Moulded string above ground floor windows. Six-pane
sashes to second floor. All windows within moulded architraves.
Central C19 six panel door, upper four panels fielded. Large hall
light with marginal glazing bars above. Left-hand return; double
early plank door at centre within a flat-chamfered surround, small
2-light stone-mullioned casement immediately over doorway with
stopped hood continued to left up to a 12-pane sash within a
moulded architrave with keystone. Three stone-mullioned cross
windows. Three 6-pane sashes within moulded surrounds to second
floor. Early lead downpipe with segmental rainwater head. Twelve
and 6-pane sashes to right-hand return of main body. Two-storey
bow window to extension at rear, lit by 12-pane sashes. Main body;
hipped roof with flat-centre section with off-the-ridge stacks.
Interior; early C19 staircase with three stick balusters per tread
wreathed handrail and decorative brackets with foliate carving to
each riser . Reused C17 panelling with fluted frieze to ground
floor. Similar but possibly original panelling in an upstairs
room. C19 marble fireplace with frieze decorated with fruit and
flowers within bow-windowed extension on ground floor. History;
the house was built c1700 by the Capel family.
Listing NGR: SO9675823996
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