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Latitude: 51.8973 / 51°53'50"N
Longitude: -2.0877 / 2°5'15"W
OS Eastings: 394058
OS Northings: 222086
OS Grid: SO940220
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.101
Mapcode Global: VH947.RKNW
Entry Name: Aban Court with Attached Wall Gateway and Gate
Listing Date: 1 April 1982
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103837
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474964
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9422SW MALVERN ROAD
630-1/12/512 (West side)
01/04/82 Aban Court with attached wall,
gateway and gate
(Formerly Listed as:
House, now flats, and attached wall, gateway and gate. c1834
with additions and alterations including C20 infill.
Architects RW and C Jearrad. Ashlar over brick with tile roof
and ashlar lateral stack to main range which breaks forwards
to full height and rear stacks. Tudor Gothic style. Irregular
U-plan originally, now with infill.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, main range with attic, 3 bays, range to
right with 2 bays. Main range: ground-floor loggia has
4-centred arches, now partly infilled. Entrance within, 2
part-glazed panelled doors to angle .First floor has two
2-light mullion windows, that to left blocked, otherwise 1/1
sashes and 2-light blind window with ogeed hoodmould and
facestops to projecting stack, 'ABANCOURT' above in Gothic
script. Attic has blind window with hoodmould to stack. Range
to right has projecting gabled range to front with replacement
bow window to ground floor and 3-light mullion window with 1/1
sashes and hoodmould; kneelers. All openings in chamfered
surrounds. To left gable end a 2-storey bay.
Garden facade: 2 storeys, 5 first-floor windows, the 2 windows
to left have gables over. From left ground floor has two
4-light mullion and transom windows with chamfered surrounds
and hoodmoulds; three 2-light mullion and transom windows;
casements. First floor has two 3-light mullion windows with
shields above and hoodmoulds; three 2-light mullion windows;
all 1/1 sashes in chamfered surrounds.
INTERIOR: open-well staircase with iron alternately
embellished and stick balusters, upper hall has oval skylight;
original joinery includes 6-panel doors; plasterwork includes
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: walls to right for approx 5m with
chamfered copings, ramped up to end, and to left for approx 8m
to pedestrian gateway with 2 openings; between them is an
entrance to loggia: double 8-panel studded doors, in
4-centred, chamfered architrave, cavetto-moulded cornice and
low parapet with copings.
HISTORICAL NOTE: part of the Lansdown development initiated by
Built together with Rokeby Home, Malvern Place (qv), the
garden facades form a continuous design.
Listing NGR: SO9406122077
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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