THE OLD SWAN INN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104346
Date first listed:
12-Jan-1983
Date of most recent amendment:
26-Nov-1998
Statutory Address:
THE OLD SWAN INN, 35 AND 37, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD SWAN INN, 35 AND 37, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cheltenham (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 95245 22116

Details

CHELTENHAM

SO9522SW HIGH STREET 630-1/14/401 (North East side) 12/01/83 Nos.35 AND 37 The Old Swan Inn (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET (North East side) Nos.35 AND 37)

II

Inn. c1810-1820, recorded as trading by 1820 and shown on the Post Office Map of 1820, with later additions and alterations including c1980s extension to rear (not included). Stucco over brick with concealed roof and stacks; wrought-iron window guards. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes ground-floor rustication drawn into voussoirs above windows and carriage arch, first-floor band surmounted by 4 Doric pilasters with incised decoration; incised lines around first-floor windows and incised 'Greek key' motif around second-floor windows. First floor has 6/6 sashes, second floor has 3/3 sashes, ground floor has 1/1 sashes, all in plain reveals, those to ground floor in cambered-arched recessed. Off-centre left entrance a 6-panel door with overlight. Carriage arch, now with double, part-glazed doors in elliptically-arched surround. Band and blocking course with copings (cornice missing). Right return has 6/6 and 8/8 sash. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: first-floor trellis window guards, also to return. HISTORICAL NOTE: shown on Merrett's 1834 Map as the Old Swan Inn. (Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham: 1993-: 104; Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham: 1975-1984: 24).





Listing NGR: SO9525822138

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
474751
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Chatwin, A, Cheltenhams Ornamental Ironwork, (1975-1984), 24
Sampson, A, Blake, S , A Cheltenham Companion, (1993), 104

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/14896/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Sarah L McKenna. Source Historic England Archive
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