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Thirlestaine Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8906 / 51°53'25"N

Longitude: -2.0765 / 2°4'35"W

OS Eastings: 394829

OS Northings: 221335

OS Grid: SO948213

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.HTG

Mapcode Global: VH947.YRL2

Entry Name: Thirlestaine Cottages

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476136

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

SO9421SE THIRLESTAINE ROAD
630-1/23/1041 (South side)
12/03/55 Thirlestaine Cottages, Nos.1-7
(consecutive)
(Formerly Listed as:
BATH ROAD
(East side)
No.138
Thirlestaine House. Stable block at
Thirlestaine House (now cottages
Nos.1-7))

GV II

Stable range, now hall of residence for Cheltenham College
(qv). c1823 with mid-late C20 conversion. Stucco over ashlar
and brick, ashlar parapet and columns; with slate roof.
U-plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 6 first-floor windows to main range with
2-storey projecting wings, that to left with 1 first-floor
window. Entrance facade has central ground-floor loggia with 6
slender iron Doric columns. Single-storey projecting range to
end of right wing. Stucco detailing includes full-height
pilasters with sunk panels to ends of wings the capitals of
which form part of continuous crowning entablature, low
parapet; set back behind parapet to main range a further
ashlar parapet with central breakforward and continuous
entablature, raised upshot to centre. Entrance at left of main
range a 6-panel door; further similar entrance to right wing.
Ground floor has 6/6 sashes. First floor has 3/6 sashes.
Single-storey range to right has central opening with 2 Doric
columns. Rear has 2:5:2 first-floor windows and slight
breakforwards to ends with similar pilasters and entablature.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: formerly the stable range to Thirlestaine
House, No.138 Bath Road (qv), now part of Cheltenham College.
The 1983 List noted that the stable block had 'an excellent
cupola (a picture of which is in Richardson and Eberlain's
"Smaller English Country House of the Later Renaissance",
though it is erroneously called Pittville Spa), with small
Ionic columns.


Listing NGR: SO9481321330

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

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