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191, London Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8894 / 51°53'21"N

Longitude: -2.0565 / 2°3'23"W

OS Eastings: 396204

OS Northings: 221204

OS Grid: SO962212

Mapcode National: GBR 2MC.GVZ

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.9RNZ

Plus Code: 9C3VVWQV+Q9

Entry Name: 191, London Road

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386623

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474019

Location: Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Civil Parish: Charlton Kings

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Charlton Kings Holy Apostles

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/29/77 (South West side)
14/12/83 No.191
(Formerly Listed as:
(South West side)
Charlton Park Junior School)


House, later school, now restaurant. c1826. For Charles Cooke
Higgs; later additions and alterations include C20 ballroom to
rear; conversion to restaurant c1994. Stucco over brick with
concealed hipped slate roof.
PLAN: 2 storeys, 4-window main range with 2-lower-storey,
3-window service wing to left.
EXTERIOR: main range: full-height Ionic pilasters to ends and
to either side of entrance bay; frieze, architrave, dentil
cornice and blocking course. Off-centre right entrance a Roman
Doric distyle porch with frieze, architrave and pediment,
double part-glazed and panelled doors in tooled surround. 6/6
sashes in plain reveals with tooled architraves and sills
throughout, those to ground floor have cornices on consoles.
Service wing: 6/6 sashes in plain reveals and with sills;
frieze, cornice and blocking course. Right return has similar
architraves to main range, blind window and glazed doors to
ground floor and 6/6 sashes to first floor.
INTERIOR: entrance hall has inner entrance with pilasters with
anthemion capitals, embellished cornice and frieze with
corbels and fleurons. Wide open-well staircase with ornate
iron balusters. Embellished cornices to ground floor rooms,
more simply moulded cornices to first floor. Shutters to most
windows. 3 Regency marble fireplaces, 1 to ground floor, 2 to
first floor.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Charles Cooke Higgs was patron of the Church
of the Holy Apostles (qv).
(Paget M (ed), Charlton Kings Local History Society: A History
of Charlton Kings: Gloucester: 1988-: 88).

Listing NGR: SO9638621118

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