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The Close Hotel, Tetbury

Description: The Close Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 128542

OS Grid Reference: ST8901793157
OS Grid Coordinates: 389017, 193157
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6371, -2.1601

Location: Long Street, Tetbury, Gloucestershire GL8 8AQ

Locality: Tetbury
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL8 8AQ

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/267 No 8 (The Close Hotel)


Former large town house, now hotel. Late C16/Mid C17. Rubble
stone with quoins on tall plinth, Cotswold stone slate roof to
front, slate to back and concrete tiles to inner well, scattered
ashlar stacks wth cylindrical flues singly and in pairs with
moulded cornices and roll "off-set" and one large brick stack to
rear. Large double range with inner well on right hand side. 3
storeys. 4 windows, canted and embattled 2-storey bays to each end
with 5-light stone hollow-moulded mullion and transom iron
casements to each, and two 3-light mullion and transom between with
relieving arches over and continuous dripmould. Ground floor
similar with central doorcase up 3 steps, square frame with plain
jambs and semi-circular moulded soffit, and double wooden doors
probably of late C19 with applied wood mouldings shaped to fit
semi-circular soffit when doors are closed. 2nd floor has four 3-
light stone mullions with square hoodmoulds, each below a coped
gable with finial, with decorative C19 rainwater heads between
gables. Rear garden facade of ashlar with 4 rendered gables and
central 3-storey embattled canted porch bay with 2 attached
columns. 12-pane sashes to first and ground floor, 2-Light stone
mullions to 2nd floor. Large late C19 single storey canted bay to
left. Moulded oculus on right hand gable. Interior: 2 fine rooms
at rear with plaster ceilings and C18 fireplaces, and much
remaining joinery and panelling generally. Inner well glazed in
C19 and now forms central lobby with coved ceiling and central
glazed skylight.

Listing NGR: ST8901093162

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Source: English Heritage

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