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Latitude: 51.8947 / 51°53'41"N
Longitude: -2.0805 / 2°4'49"W
OS Eastings: 394559
OS Northings: 221802
OS Grid: SO945218
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.2V5
Mapcode Global: VH947.WMHV
Entry Name: Bandstand Approximately 200 Metres East of Montpellier Rotunda
Listing Date: 14 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103871
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475012
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Leckhampton St Philip and St James
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9421NW MONTPELLIER GARDENS
630-1/18/528 Bandstand approximately 200 metres
14/12/83 east of Montpellier Rotunda
Bandstand. c1895; restored with original colour scheme by
Cheltenham Civic Society in 1994. Octagonal stone base with
iron columns and balustrade; wooden and ribbed tester with
coved section and scalloped board below moulded eaves;
concealed peaked roof. Steps to south-east. Fluted columns to
angles with acanthus caps and with balustrade between which
has embellished panels of floriate scroll decoration with mask
to centre, the design of which came from a pattern book (held
by Ironbridge Gorge Museum) produced by the Coalbrookdale
Company, Ironbridge: Ornamental Panel No.36. A similar design
is found on the ironwork of Thirlestaine Court, Thirlestaine
Road (qv), and The Savoy Hotel, Bayshill Road (qv).
HISTORICAL NOTE: Montpellier Gardens was laid out for Pearson
Thompson by JB Papworth in 1825-6.
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 48; Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion:
Cheltenham: 1993-; Colvin H: A Biographical Dictionary of
British Architects 1600-1840: London: 1978-: 618).
Listing NGR: SO9455921802
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