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Description: Royal Gloucestershire Hussars
Date Listed: 24 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 132901
OS Grid Reference: SO7852603204
OS Grid Coordinates: 378526, 203204
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7271, -2.3123
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SO 7803 FROCESTER BATH ROAD
9/107 Royal Gloucestershire Hussars
Former coaching inn, now hotel. Part Cl8, mostly rebuilt c1820.
Random rubble limestone, mostly smooth rendered; brick chimneys;
Welsh slate roof. Three-storey with 2 projecting front wings.
East front: 3-window fenestration to central part, large 16-pane
sashes to ground and middle floors, 8-pane to upper floor. central
glazed lobby entrance beneath continuous lean-to canopy with iron
column supports. Each wing has large canted ground floor bay
window with 16-pane sashes, left wing 2-storey with 16-pane upper
floor sash, right 3-storey, fenestration as to main part of front.
South side: exposed rubble masonry with scattered 12-pane sash
fenestration. Eaves-mounted brick chimney. North side: 2
projecting chimney stacks, both with brick shafts. Single-storey
outbuildings to rear incorporating former stables and coach house.
Interior: stone vaulted cellar in rear wing. Some other C18 and
Cl9 features. Stands on Gloucester-Bath turnpike, superceded by
easier route constructed along Nailsworth valley.
(N.M. Herbert, 'Frocester' in V.C.H. Glos. x, 1972, pp. 170-178,
and Road Travel and Transport in Gloucestershire, 1985).
Listing NGR: SO7852603204
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Source: English Heritage
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