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Sevenarches

A Grade II Listed Building in Lansdown, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8941 / 51°53'38"N

Longitude: -2.0907 / 2°5'26"W

OS Eastings: 393852

OS Northings: 221731

OS Grid: SO938217

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.67R

Mapcode Global: VH947.QN2B

Entry Name: Sevenarches

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245381

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474858

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: Cheltenham Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9321NE LANSDOWN PARADE
630-1/16/441 (West side)
14/12/83 Sevenarches

GV II

Villa, now flats. c1820-30, probably the house shown on
Merrett's 1834 map. By RW and C Jearrad. Stucco over brick
with hipped slate roof, ridge and rear stacks and iron
balconies.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and basement, 4 first-floor windows. First
floor has 6/6 sashes, that to left in breakforward is
tripartite between 2/2 sashes; to ground floor an off-centre
solid porch with round-arched opening with keystone, frieze
and cornice and flight of roll-edged steps within to 6-panel
door. To left, breakforward has Doric pilasters and inner
round-arched recess with 3/6 sash with radial glazing to head.
To right are casements. All windows in tooled architraves on
feet and plain reveals. Bracketed eaves and end stack. South
(garden) facade (facing Lansdown Road) a 2-storey bow on
basement to left plus 3 windows. 6/6 sashes, tall to ground
floor; ground floor of bow has French windows 8-pane lattice
frieze with divided overlights and margin-lights. Ground floor
openings have cornices on corbes; first-floor windows on
tooled sills with feet. To east facade: 5 windows, mostly
blind, similarly with sills and cornices, those to
ground-floor on embellished console brackets; all have tooled
architraves. 6/6 sashes to first floor; two 3/6 sashes to
ground floor with radial glazing to head. 6/6 sashes to
basement.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: to south side a continuous Carron Company
double-heart-and-anthemion motif balcony with stick balustrade
to flight of steps to bow on scrolled brackets.
Occupies a good corner site and forms a group with The
Lansdown, Lansdown Road (qv). Part of the former Lansdown
Estate, a notable example of suburban town planning.
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 69; Merrett HS: Plan of the Town of Cheltenham: 1834-).

Listing NGR: SO9385221736

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