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Sandford Park House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8951 / 51°53'42"N

Longitude: -2.067 / 2°4'1"W

OS Eastings: 395489

OS Northings: 221840

OS Grid: SO954218

Mapcode National: GBR 2MC.08J

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.4M4L

Entry Name: Sandford Park House

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103818

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474894

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Charlton Park

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Luke and St John

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9521NW LONDON ROAD
630-1/19/479 (South side)
12/03/55 Nos.39 AND 41
Sandford Park House
(Formerly Listed as:
LONDON ROAD
(South side)
Nos.39 AND 41
Sirsa House (No.39) and Horton House
(No.41))

GV II

Probably originally 2 houses, now offices. c1820-30. Stucco
over brick with concealed roof and iron balcony and rear
porch.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basement, 11 first-floor windows
arranged 3:1:3:1:3 (including three 3-window full-height
bows); service ranges to rear. Second-floor band, crowning
frieze and cornice with blocking course. 1/1 sashes throughout
in plain reveals and with sills. Off-centre left entrance,
6-panel double doors with Doric columns in antis, frieze and
wide fanlight. Rear: entrance has tent porch on web-motif
brackets.
INTERIOR: includes entrance hall at left with fluted frieze
and dentil cornice; narrow open-well staircase with stick
balusters and panels of scroll and quatrefoil ornament,
wreathed handrail; carved tread ends. Otherwise not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: first-floor continuous balustrade has
embellished rod motif with scroll panels and lattice frieze.
Right return has set-back former Doric porch with pulvinated
frieze and dentil cornice, now with sash windows.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Chatwin notes railings with urn finials
stamped RE and C Marshall, now missing. Shown on Merrett's Map
of 1834 as Keynsham Place.
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 72; Merrett HS: Plan of the Town of Cheltenham:
1834-).


Listing NGR: SO9550021830

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