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Priory Lawn

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8958 / 51°53'44"N

Longitude: -2.0683 / 2°4'5"W

OS Eastings: 395399

OS Northings: 221922

OS Grid: SO953219

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.5WZ

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.3MG0

Entry Name: Priory Lawn

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475581

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Charlton Park

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Luke and St John

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9521NW PRIORY PLACE
630-1/19/715 (East side)
12/03/55 Priory Lawn

GV II

Includes: No.15 Priory Lawn LONDON ROAD.
Villa, now club. c1790-1820 (shown on The Post Office Map of
1820) probably with c1820s extension to rear; and with further
single-storey extension of 1958. Stucco over brick with hipped
slate roof and end stucco stacks. Picturesque Gothic style.
Double depth plan, the rear range taller and with rear right
stairwell.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 1:3:1 first-floor windows, the outer bays
set back slightly. Stucco detailing includes tooled
architraves to windows with hoodmoulds over. Plinth. Ground
floor has central canted bay with 3- and 2-light ogeed
windows, otherwise 2-light ogeed straight-headed casement
windows with hoodmoulds. Former entrance to right, now blocked
but with similar ogee-headed surround. Entrance now to left, a
C20 door with overlight. Wide eaves. Rear has full-height bow
to right. Right return: further blocked and ogeed opening with
straight-headed hoodmould. 6/6 round-arched staircase window,
6/6 sash with radial glazing bars to head.
INTERIOR: retains original joinery including panelled
shutters; some 6-panel doors; dogleg staircase has rod and
bobbin balusters and wreathed handrail; plasterwork in hall
has acanthus modillions and fleurons, ballroom at rear has
egg-and-dart and c-scroll frieze with ceiling rose. Front part
has simple cornices; cellar has Regency fireplaces.
Occupies an important site fronting onto London Road, a major
approach road into Cheltenham.
(Post Office Map: 1820-).

Listing NGR: SO9539721922

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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