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Description: Prince of Wales Public House
Date Listed: 6 December 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 125859
OS Grid Reference: SO7913429014
OS Grid Coordinates: 379134, 229014
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9592, -2.3051
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CORSE GLOUCESTER ROAD
SO 7829-7929 (west side)
13/42 Prince of Wales Public House
Former school and school-master's house, now public house. 1848
for the National Co-operative Land Company by F. O'Connor. English
bond brickwork on chamfered stone plinth; rusticated stone quoins
to front: hexagonal slates. Symmetrical facade: 2-window wide,
2½-storey cross wing in centre, 3-window single-storey wings each
side. Centre, 2 former doors, now windows, plain render below:
marginal lights to window and fanlights, rusticated stone voussoirs
under moulded frieze on consoles, pedimented block above. To right
wing set back slightly, double half-glazed doors, flush panels
below, plain rectangular fanlights; rusticated voussoirs to flat
arch, taller keystone. Two windows to right, 2-light mullion and
transom, small panes, lintel as door, stone sill on consoles at
ends. Wavy eaves fascia. Left wing mirrors right, but double
doors 3 fielded panels each, with 2-pane rectangular fanlight.
First floor two 16-pane sash windows, lintels and sills as ground
floor. Plain stone string course to base of gable: 16-pane sash
with half hexagonal head. Plain bargeboard on shaped corbels at
foot. Scalloped eaves fascia to returns. Chimney base each side
over ridge of wings, moulded top; 2 diamond-set stacks above,
stone quoins, moulded stone caps. C20 lean-to extension on left
end. Originally school for Chartist settlement, with 2-acre plot.
Forms group with Chartist cottages (q.v.).
(V.C.H. Gloucestershire, Vol.VIII, 1972; A.M. Hadfield, The
Chartist Land Company, 1970)
Listing NGR: SO7913429014
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Source: English Heritage
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