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Lansdown Court East and Lansdown Court West

A Grade II Listed Building in Lansdown, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8959 / 51°53'45"N

Longitude: -2.0871 / 2°5'13"W

OS Eastings: 394099

OS Northings: 221935

OS Grid: SO940219

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.14X

Mapcode Global: VH947.RLZY

Entry Name: Lansdown Court East and Lansdown Court West

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103853

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474980

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

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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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9421NW MALVERN ROAD
630-1/17/515 (West side)
12/03/55 Lansdown Court East and Lansdown
Court West

GV II

Pair of semi-detached villas, now flats. c1830-1835.
Architect: RW Jearrad. Ashlar over brick with hipped slate
roof and iron balconies. Italianate style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basement, with 4-stage 'towers', 1:4:1
first-floor windows and 2-storey, 2-bay ranges set back to
either side; service ranges to rear. Double depth plan with
projecting porches to angles of main range and recessed
single-bays. Ashlar detailing includes tooled architraves to
all windows, those to first floor are eared, those to ground
floor are round-arched and have continuous impost band.
Casement windows throughout, those to ground floor are tall
and have fanlights. Wide eaves on paired brackets. Porches
have round-arched openings to 3 sides with tooled heads on
imposts and keystones, flights of roll-edged steps to panelled
doors with fanlights. Towers are set back from entrance bays
as 4th storey, and have round-arched openings.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: ground-floor windows have individual
balconies with embellished rods and anthemion motif.
HISTORICAL NOTE: RW and C Jearrad bought the Lansdown
development from Pearson Thompson c1829-30, dismissing his
architect, JB Papworth, and continuing building to their own
designs.

Listing NGR: SO9407621925

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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