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The Hewletts, Southam

Description: The Hewletts

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134439

OS Grid Reference: SO9832522676
OS Grid Coordinates: 398325, 222676
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9026, -2.0257

Location: Southam, Gloucestershire GL54 4ER

Locality: Southam
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 4ER

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Listing Text


10/36 The Hewletts
(formerly listed as
The Hewletts Hotel)


Large detached house lying across the boundary of Prestbury C.P.
and Cheltenham Borough. Main body early-mid c18 with a earlier
(probably C18) house at rear. Ashlar facade, otherwise coursed
squared and dressed limestone. Concrete tile roof. Basically
rectangular main body with the earlier house incorporated into the
rear left-hand corner. C19 part-glazed porch at centre of entrance
front, not of special interest. Two and 3 storeys with cellar.
Flat-chamfered plinth to main body. Symmetrical 2:2:1:2:2-windowed
facade. Central block 3 storeys with a triangular pediment; 2-
windowed, 2-storey subsidiary wings either side. Former sash
windows now largely replaced by C20 metal casements. Four
(Probably C20) 12-pane sashes to ground floor. All windows within
architraves with roll-moulded outer margin. Flat- chamfered quoins
either side of central bay. Cellar under central block lit by two
2-light stone-mullioned casements (one now blocked). Flat-
chamfered quoins at corner of 2-storey wings which have a band over
the first floor windows and a ramped parapet. Five stone steps up
to landing and central fielded 6-panel door with small oval lights
in upper panels, within a lugged architrave with a moulded stone
hood supported on console brackets. C20 steel casements in
original window openings in right-hand return. C20 glazed french
doors inserted in place of one window. Left-hand return, possibly
representing remnants of earlier. Fenestration includes large 2
and 3-light stone-mullioned casements a 15-pane sash with wide
glazing bars. Interior reputed to be good but not accessible, main
body contains a good C18 or early C19 open-well staircase with
wreathed handrail on highly decorated turned and carved balusters.
History; sold to the Agg family by the Baghott family 1797.

Listing NGR: SO9832022663

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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