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Prestbury House Hotel, Prestbury

Description: Prestbury House Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134458

OS Grid Reference: SO9675823996
OS Grid Coordinates: 396758, 223996
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9145, -2.0485

Location: The Burgage, Prestbury, Gloucestershire GL52 3DN

Locality: Prestbury
Local Authority: Cheltenham Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL52 3DN

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Listing Text

(east side)

17/53 & 19/53 Prestbury House Hotel



Large house now used as a hotel. Early C18 altered and extended
early-mid C19. Coursed squared and dressed limestone now mostly
pebble-dashed with exposed quoins. Slate roof with ashlar stacks.
Extension to left of main body coursed square and dressed
limestone and brick with a slate roof. Rectangular plan to main
body with later extensions at rear and to left. Symmetrical, 3-
storey, 5-windowed facade. Twelve-pane sashes to ground and first
floors. Moulded string above ground floor windows. Six-pane
sashes to second floor. All windows within moulded architraves.
Central C19 six panel door, upper four panels fielded. Large hall
light with marginal glazing bars above. Left-hand return; double
early plank door at centre within a flat-chamfered surround, small
2-light stone-mullioned casement immediately over doorway with
stopped hood continued to left up to a 12-pane sash within a
moulded architrave with keystone. Three stone-mullioned cross
windows. Three 6-pane sashes within moulded surrounds to second
floor. Early lead downpipe with segmental rainwater head. Twelve
and 6-pane sashes to right-hand return of main body. Two-storey
bow window to extension at rear, lit by 12-pane sashes. Main body;
hipped roof with flat-centre section with off-the-ridge stacks.
Interior; early C19 staircase with three stick balusters per tread
wreathed handrail and decorative brackets with foliate carving to
each riser . Reused C17 panelling with fluted frieze to ground
floor. Similar but possibly original panelling in an upstairs
room. C19 marble fireplace with frieze decorated with fruit and
flowers within bow-windowed extension on ground floor. History;
the house was built c1700 by the Capel family.

Listing NGR: SO9675823996

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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