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THE KNOWLE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE KNOWLE

List entry Number: 1104296

Location

THE KNOWLE, GRIFFITHS AVENUE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Apr-1990

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 474663

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History

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Details

CHELTENHAM

SO92SW GRIFFITHS AVENUE 630-1/1/354 The Knowle 02/04/90

GV II

House. c1860-70. Probably by John Middleton. Coursed and hammer-dressed limestone with freestone dressings. Plain tile roofs, some of the gables retain stone coping. Ashlar axial and lateral stacks with moulded cornices. High Victorian Gothic. PLAN: deep narrow plan with principal rooms at the back. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical north-west front with 2 gables and buttresses on cornices, moulded plinth and string courses. Moulded 2-centre-arched doorway on left with 2-light cusped window to right and oriel above on moulded stone corbel; segmentally-arched windows on right with stone mullions and transoms. Plinth and string-course moulding continue on left and right returns, the left (north-east) elevation has 3 gables, the large right-hand gable has canted bay, Gothic pointed arch windows and lateral stack on left rising from buttress, and small triangular oriel to right on moulded corbel. Rear (south-east) elevation has gabled service wing on right. Stone mullion windows, some with transoms and simple cusped tracery. INTERIOR: reported as including principal ground-floor rooms with Gothic stone chimneypieces and elaborate moulded ceiling cornices. The main staircase has stick balusters and newel post with carved lion sejant finial. HISTORICAL NOTE: a similar design to Granleys (qv) which was built for Revd Griffiths, vicar of Church of St Mark, Church Road (qv), 1860-66 by John Middleton. Granleys (qv) and The Knowle form a good group.







Listing NGR: SO9273122075

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National Grid Reference: SO 92731 22075

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