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Latitude: 51.8936 / 51°53'36"N
Longitude: -2.0873 / 2°5'14"W
OS Eastings: 394087
OS Northings: 221675
OS Grid: SO940216
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.73K
Mapcode Global: VH947.RNWQ
Entry Name: Bovis House and Attached Railings
Listing Date: 5 May 1972
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245386
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474863
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 LANSDOWN ROAD
630-1/17/444 (South side)
05/05/72 Bovis House and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Formerly known as: The Lypiatts LANSDOWN ROAD.
Villa, then school, now offices. c1840-60 with later additions
and alterations (C20 link range to rear not included). Stucco
over brick with hipped slate roof, left end stack and iron
railings. Double depth plan with recessed staircase range to
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, 5:1:2 first-floor windows
(the single bay is recessed), and with further 2-lower-storey
range set back to left. Stucco detailing includes quoins to
angles, horizontal rustication to basement (to main range)
with moulded band over; voussoirs over windows; first-floor
band, first-floor moulded sill band with long panelled 'feet'
between bands; ground-floor windows with tooled architraves,
frieze and cornice with sills on feet, first-floor windows
have tooled, eared architraves. 1/1 sashes throughout.
Entrance to centre of 5-window range: porch with 2 pairs of
Corinthian columns and engaged pilasters architrave, frieze
and cornice; flight of roll-edged steps to 4-fielded-panel
double doors with sidelights and overlight with stained glass.
Wide eaves on brackets. Right return has canted bay window to
ground floor with surmounting balustrade. Round-arched
staircase window a 1/1 sash with stained glass and leaded
lights. Further 2-storey canted bay to rear.
INTERIOR: staircase in rear hall has lower pillar with fruit
and swags, then chunky fluted columns on embellished urns.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: railings to sides of porch have scrolled
Part of the former Lansdowne Estate, a notable example of
suburban town planning.
Listing NGR: SO9408621672
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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