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Royal Gloucestershire Hussars

A Grade II Listed Building in Frocester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7271 / 51°43'37"N

Longitude: -2.3123 / 2°18'44"W

OS Eastings: 378526

OS Northings: 203204

OS Grid: SO785032

Mapcode National: GBR 0L9.Q72

Mapcode Global: VH94W.VVYB

Entry Name: Royal Gloucestershire Hussars

Listing Date: 24 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091168

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132901

Location: Frocester, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Frocester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Frocester St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


SO 7803 FROCESTER BATH ROAD
(west side)

9/107 Royal Gloucestershire Hussars

II

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 Stands on Gloucester-Bath turnpike, superceded by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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