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Latitude: 51.9044 / 51°54'16"N
Longitude: -2.0652 / 2°3'54"W
OS Eastings: 395610
OS Northings: 222880
OS Grid: SO956228
Mapcode National: GBR 2M5.DPT
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.5D2D
Entry Name: Burston House and Kingsmuir Hotel
Listing Date: 14 December 1983
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387442
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475403
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52
Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham All Saints (Pittville)
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9522NE PITTVILLE CIRCUS
630-1/11/645 (North side)
14/12/83 Burston House and Kingsmuir Hotel
(Formerly Listed as:
Burston House and Kingsmuir)
Pair of semi-detached villas, now house and hotel. c1840-60.
Stucco over brick with hipped slate roof, central and left
stucco stacks; ashlar dressings to porch. Double-depth plan
with side stairhalls.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basement and with attics, 4 first-floor
windows with 3-storey narrow entrance bays set back to sides.
Stucco detailing includes quoins to angles; tooled architraves
to windows, those to ground floor have open segmental
pediments extended with cornice on corbel brackets; moulded
first-floor sill band, projecting beneath windows and with
feet, moulded second-floor sill band with decorative apron
beneath windows. Ground floor has tripartite windows with 1/1
sashes, the centre sashes round-arched. First floor has
tripartite window with 4/4 cambered-headed sash between 2/2
sashes and two 2/2 horizontal-pane sashes with cambered heads.
Second floor has tripartite window with 4/4 cambered-headed
sash between 2/2 sashes and two 4/4 cambered-headed sashes;
outer 2nd-floor windows have eared surrounds. End entrances:
flights of steps to 4-fielded-panel doors with overlights
within round-arched recesses with vermiculated jambs and
alternate vermiculated and plain voussoirs to head. Moulded
eaves band surmounted by brackets to wide eaves. Attic roof
lights at left.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: The Circus was laid out in 1839-40 by Cope on
land purchased from Joseph Pitt. However the basic layout of
the Pittville Estate was designed by John Forbes.
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
Listing NGR: SO9561522885
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