This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387446
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475407
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
630-1/11/649 (South side)
(Formerly Listed as:
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:
Listing NGR: SO9555822804
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.
Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings