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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387606
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475581
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52
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
SO9521NW PRIORY PLACE
630-1/19/715 (East side)
12/03/55 Priory Lawn
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
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
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