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Priorslee

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9038 / 51°54'13"N

Longitude: -2.066 / 2°3'57"W

OS Eastings: 395558

OS Northings: 222804

OS Grid: SO955228

Mapcode National: GBR 2M5.LHH

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.4DNX

Entry Name: Priorslee

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387446

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475407

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

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

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9522NE PITTVILLE CIRCUS
630-1/11/649 (South side)
05/05/72 Priorslee
(Formerly Listed as:
PITTVILLE CIRCUS
(South side)
Ash Priors)

GV II

Villa, now nursing home. c1840-50. Builder probably Edward
Cope. Stucco over brick with renewed tile roof, ridge and
right end stacks. Tudor Gothic style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics to gables and basement, 3
first-floor windows; end bays break forwards and are gabled;
further ranges set back to returns, that to left is
full-height and gabled. Stucco detailing includes hoodmoulds
with label stops to most openings. Central entrance a 4-panel
door with sidelights and overlight within pointed-arched
recess. Ground floor has 4-light wooden mullion windows with 2
levels of transoms. First floor has similar 3-light window to
left, 2-light window to centre and rectangular bay to right,
2/1 sashes. Attics to gables have pairs of 4/2 sashes, with
skylight to centre. Concealed basement.
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:
1993-: 47,96).

Listing NGR: SO9555822804

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