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Bandstand Approximately 200 Metres East of Montpellier Rotunda

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103871

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475012

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: Leckhampton St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9421NW MONTPELLIER GARDENS
630-1/18/528 Bandstand approximately 200 metres
14/12/83 east of Montpellier Rotunda

GV II

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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