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Carrick House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8937 / 51°53'37"N

Longitude: -2.084 / 2°5'2"W

OS Eastings: 394318

OS Northings: 221681

OS Grid: SO943216

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.7XR

Mapcode Global: VH947.TNNP

Entry Name: Carrick House

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474934

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Park

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 LYPIATT ROAD
630-1/17/502 (East side)
12/03/55 Carrick House

GV II

Villa, now offices. c1826-32. Ashlar over brick with concealed
roof and renewed brick end stacks. Double depth plan with
central hallway and service range to rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. Ashlar detailing
includes sunk pilasters to ends. Central breakforward with
ground-floor tetrastyle Ionic porch with architrave, frieze
and cornice with blocking course. Steps to central 6-panel
double doors with overlight with margin glazing. Ground floor
has tripartite windows with tall 1/1 sashes, cornice on
consoles. First-floor band. First floor has 6/6 sashes, that
to centre has tooled architrave. Crowning architrave, frieze
and cornice with blocking course. Right return has full-height
bow with first-floor band; 6/6 sashes and panelled aprons
below (central window is blind).
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: bow to right has ground-floor verandah
with pierced parapet.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Burlington House (qv), Carrick House, Compass
House (qv), Imperial House (qv) and Stanmer House (qv) form a
distinguished group of villas along the east side of Lypiatt
Road (marked on Merrett's Map of 1834 as Suffolk Lawn), all
designed by Jenkins as part of the estate laid out for James
Fisher and including Suffolk Square. Designs reputed to be in
Gloucester Record Office.
(Merrett HS: Plan of the Town of Cheltenham: 1834-; Blake S).

Listing NGR: SO9432821679

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