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Aban Court with Attached Wall Gateway and Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Lansdown, Gloucestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VVWW6+WW

Entry Name: Aban Court with Attached Wall Gateway and Gate

Listing Date: 1 April 1982

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103837

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474964

Location: Lansdown, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

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

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630-1/12/512 (West side)
01/04/82 Aban Court with attached wall,
gateway and gate
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Aban Court)


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
egg-and-dart cornices.
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
Pearson Thompson.
Built together with Rokeby Home, Malvern Place (qv), the
garden facades form a continuous design.

Listing NGR: SO9406122077

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