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Latitude: 51.8939 / 51°53'38"N
Longitude: -2.0837 / 2°5'1"W
OS Eastings: 394333
OS Northings: 221709
OS Grid: SO943217
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.805
Mapcode Global: VH947.TNRH
Plus Code: 9C3VVWV8+HG
Entry Name: Stanmer House
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245264
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474939
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
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
SO9421NW LYPIATT ROAD
630-1/17/505 (East side)
12/03/55 Stanmer House
Villa. c1826-32 with later alterations. Ashlar (now stuccoes)
over brick with concealed roof and end stucco stacks. Double
depth plan with central hallway and full-height service range
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. Central
breakforward with ground-floor porch with paired Ionic
columns, architrave, frieze and cornice with blocking course,
now glazed in with round-arched side windows with coloured
margin-lights; within a flight of roll-edged steps to
8-fielded-panel door with overlight with margin-lights. End
pilasters with sunk panels, first-floor band. Ground floor has
tripartite windows with 1/1 sashes and frieze with cornice on
consoles. First floor has 1/1 sashes, that to centre with
tooled architraves. Crowning entablature. Basement has 8/8
sash to right and tripartite window with 6/6 between 2/2
sashes to left.
INTERIOR: noted as retaining original joinery including
panelled shutters to windows, otherwise not inspected. Right
return has full-height bow window with 6/6 sashes, curved on
section where original. Rear retains 6/6 and 8/8 sashes.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Burlington House (qv), Carrick House (qv),
Compass House (qv), Imperial House (qv) and Stanmer House 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
the Gloucester Record Office.
(Merrett HS: Plan of the Town of Cheltenham: 1834-; Blake S).
Listing NGR: SO9433021711
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