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Stanmer House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245264

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474939

Location: Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

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


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
to rear.
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

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

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