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The Mitre Inn and Attached Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8957 / 51°53'44"N

Longitude: -2.0731 / 2°4'22"W

OS Eastings: 395069

OS Northings: 221912

OS Grid: SO950219

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.4PF

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.0MX2

Entry Name: The Mitre Inn and Attached Area Railings

Listing Date: 15 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475930

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: College

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 SANDFORD STREET
630-1/19/799 (South side)
15/07/98 The Mitre Inn and attached area
railings

II

Public house and attached railings. c1820-30, shown on
Merrett's Map of 1834, with late C19 range to left. Stucco
over brick with concealed roof; range to left in red brick
with gault brick dressings; iron railings.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, on basement to right return, 4 + 1
first-floor windows, with 2-storey, 1 + 1 first-floor window
range to left. Main range has rounded corner to right with
blind openings to first and second floors; casement to ground
floor. First- and second-floor bands. Ground-floor window
sills have corbel brackets. Ground floor has 2/2
horizontal-pane sash and 1/1 sashes with margin lights. First
floor has 6/6 sashes, blind to third opening. Second floor has
3/6 sashes, blind to fourth opening. Off-centre right entrance
in projecting porch with part-glazed sides and entablature,
part-glazed door. Right return has 3-first-floor windows with
6/6 and 3/6 sashes where original. Further central entrance,
steps to 6-panel door with overlight with circle and lozenge
type glazing bars. Range at left articulated by pilaster
strips. 1/1 sashes, entrance to angle, part-glazed doors with
overlight.
INTERIOR: remodelled in bar area, otherwise not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: this large pub pre-dates the artisan district
of St Luke's which it serves. An externally complete and rare
surviving example of a typical Georgian town pub, typically
with 2 doorways on a corner site opening directly onto the
street.
(Pollock K: Unpublished notes; Merrett HS: Plan of the Town of
Cheltenham: 1834-).


Listing NGR: SO9506921912

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