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Latitude: 51.8745 / 51°52'28"N
Longitude: -2.0529 / 2°3'10"W
OS Eastings: 396453
OS Northings: 219551
OS Grid: SO964195
Mapcode National: GBR 2MK.HSD
Mapcode Global: VHB1X.C4KT
Entry Name: Charlton Park Hotel
Listing Date: 30 October 1979
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386595
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473991
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53
Electoral Ward/Division: Charlton Park
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Charlton Kings St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO91NE CIRENCESTER ROAD
630-1/4/49 (West side)
30/10/79 Charlton Park Hotel
(Formerly Listed as:
Villa, now hotel. Mid C19 with later additions and
alterations, including those of late C20; altered and
remodelled late C19 by John Middleton. Stucco over brick with
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys (on basements to garden facade), 4-bay
centre with pediment over 2 central windows and 2-storey,
3-window bows to outer bays. Cornices over each floor and to
blocking course. Central solid portico with Doric columns and
piers, 6-panel door with plain transom light. Flanking
2-and-a-half storey wings, gables treated as open pediments
over arched windows, 1 + 1 window below. Windows are mainly
1/1 sashes in moulded architraves, those to bows are curved
(some casements); to left range, ground floor a tripartite
window. Verandah to right part.
Later 2-storey projection on left-hand wing; 2-and-a-half
storey projection on right hand wing and a 2-and-a-half
storey, 3-bay extension to right.
Garden front: the symmetrical rhythm of the elevation is
clearer here than on the entrance front.
INTERIOR: entrance hall has colonnade of paired Doric columns;
black and white marble floor. Open-well staircase has fluted
square columns. Ground-floor rooms mainly face garden: room to
right has egg-and-dart cornice, 'lobby' with 2 Ionic columns
and responds; panelled partition doors lead through to centre
room with Ionic columns into bay, acanthus modillion cornice;
marble fireplace with shell motif. Room to left: oak panelled,
fireplace with pulvinated frieze. Doors: mainly panelled with
glazing and margin-lights in tooled architraves. First floor
has egg-and-dart cornice, dado rail. Mainly 6-panel doors.
HISTORICAL NOTE: John Middleton was architect of several
churches in Cheltenham and Charlton Kings.
Listing NGR: SO9645319551
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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