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Devonshire House lonsdale House and Attached Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8947 / 51°53'41"N

Longitude: -2.0757 / 2°4'32"W

OS Eastings: 394884

OS Northings: 221802

OS Grid: SO948218

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.40Y

Mapcode Global: VH947.ZM0V

Entry Name: Devonshire House lonsdale House and Attached Area Railings

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475007

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: College

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

SO9421NE MONTPELLIER DRIVE
630-1/18/522 (North side)
12/03/55 No.16
Lonsdale House and attached area
railings
(Formerly Listed as:
MONTPELLIER DRIVE
(North side)
Lonsdale House and No.89 (Devonshire
House))

GV II

Includes: No.89 Devonshire House BATH ROAD.
Pair of houses and attached area railings, now hotel (left)
and flats (right). c1800-1820. Ashlar over brick with slate
mansard roof to left, concealed to right and wrought-iron
balcony.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with attic and basement and single-storey
entrance porch set back to right, 6 first-floor windows (3 per
house). Ashlar detailing includes horizontal rustication to
ground floor at left and at right forms arched recesses around
windows. 6/6 sashes where original, taller to first floor,
those to first floor at right (Devonshire House) have tooled
architraves to cornices. Second floor band; frieze and cornice
over second floor; crowning cornice over attic storey to
right. Roof dormers to left. Entrance to left has door with
overlight with glazing bars. Porch set back to right return
has steps to double doors and overlight with glazing bars
between incised Greek key pilasters, frieze, cornice and
blocking course. Rear: full-height extensions to each house.
Each has 3 tripartite sashes, 6/6 between 2/2, with further
3/3 between 1/1 sash to Devonshire House; otherwise mainly 6/6
sashes; windows to left, first and second floors have blind
boxes.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area railings have cross-and-circle
motif; first-floor continuous balcony has rod-and-circle
motif.
Occupies an important site on the corner of Bath Road, one of
the main approach roads to Cheltenham town centre.


Listing NGR: SO9488721804

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

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