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Thirlestaine Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8892 / 51°53'21"N

Longitude: -2.0702 / 2°4'12"W

OS Eastings: 395267

OS Northings: 221182

OS Grid: SO952211

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.KFX

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.2SF4

Entry Name: Thirlestaine Court

Listing Date: 8 January 1982

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476137

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

SO9521SW THIRLESTAINE ROAD
630-1/24/942 (North side)
08/01/82 Thirlestaine Court
(Formerly Listed as:
THIRLESTAINE ROAD
(North side)
Main building to Thirlestaine Court
School)

GV II

Villa, now offices. c1840-60 with later additions and
alterations. Ashlar over brick with hipped slate roof, tall
ashlar end stacks with triangular capping on brackets and iron
balcony. Italianate style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and basement, 2+2 first-floor windows,
with entrance bay set back to left and single-storey extension
to right. Breakforward to right of main range. Ashlar
detailing includes tooled architraves to windows, those to
ground floor at left with cornices; first-floor band; frieze
and wide eaves on brackets. 1/1 sashes in plain reveals with
sills and blind boxes. Porch in angle set back to left, arched
doorway, pierced parapet; flight of steps roll-edged to
recessed 4-fielded-panel door with fanlight.
INTERIOR: 1983 list description notes original staircase with
iron balustrade, and enriched cornices.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: ground-floor balcony has ornate scrolled
panels.
HISTORICAL NOTE: The design for the ironwork is similar to
that produced by the Coalbrookdale Company, Ironbridge:
Ornamental Panel No.36, found also on the Bandstand,
Montpellier Gardens (qv) and on the balustrade of The Savoy
Hotel, Bayshill Road (qv).

Listing NGR: SO9526121186

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

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