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Charlton Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.883 / 51°52'58"N

Longitude: -2.0498 / 2°2'59"W

OS Eastings: 396666

OS Northings: 220494

OS Grid: SO966204

Mapcode National: GBR 2MC.YC1

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.FX6W

Entry Name: Charlton Cottage

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474053

Location: Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53

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 St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHARLTON KINGS

SO9620SE SCHOOL ROAD
630-1/37/108 (East side)
14/12/83 No.10
Charlton Cottage

II

House. Late C15/early C16 hall-house with substantial early
C17 alterations and restorations of c1984. Rendered over part
timber-frame and brick, some ashlar, C20 slate roof with some
stone slates to rear, ashlar and brick stack; saddlestones.
EXTERIOR: two-and-a-half storeys, 1-window range with short
2-storey range to NW and further extension. Cross-gabled
Cotswold cottage. Entrance to south return a C20 door. West
facade has C20 casements throughout: 3-light casements to
ground and first floors with single light in attic. 1 + 1
windows in south gable, to first floor a 2-light flat mullion
window. Lower extra chimney bay to north with massive stack.
INTERIOR: reported to include winder stair; some exposed
timber-framing and jowled post; chamfered ceiling beams.
Parlour has early-C17 fireplace of freestone with a double
ovolo moulding and a shallow depressed 4-centred arch.
HISTORICAL NOTE AND DEVELOPMENT: Originally an open-hall house
of large-panel timber-framing on a low stone wall with a
cross-wing at east end beyond the screens passage. Sometime in
the C17 the house was substantially altered and the roof line
raised, the open hearth was replaced by a stone chimney stack
and a second fireplace back-to-back; winder stair inserted. A
stone-mullioned window to SE wall concealed under plasterwork.
Known as Joyce's in 1800.
(Charlton Kings Local History Society Bulletin: 1986-: 18-27).

Listing NGR: SO9666620494

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