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Dean Close House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.894 / 51°53'38"N

Longitude: -2.0988 / 2°5'55"W

OS Eastings: 393294

OS Northings: 221716

OS Grid: SO932217

Mapcode National: GBR 2M9.B5M

Mapcode Global: VH947.KNSG

Entry Name: Dean Close House

Listing Date: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474864

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51

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: Cheltenham St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO92SW LANSDOWN ROAD
630-1/1/445 (South side)
Dean Close House

II

House. Dated 1875 to entrance porch. Coursed stone over brick
with ashlar dressings, hipped slate roof and ashlar end
stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3:2:2 first-floor windows. End bays break
forwards. Chamfered plinth; quoins to angles; stepped
first-floor band which acts as cornice over ground-floor
windows and first-floor sill band; tooled architraves to
windows with embellished console brackets to ground-floor
windows. 1/1 horned sashes. Wide eaves. West (entrance)
facade: 2 storeys, 2 first-floor windows. End breakforwards.
Detailing as for front facade; third bay occupied by
projecting stack. Steps to central entrance set behind wide
opening with 2 Doric columns; panelled door between 1/1
sashes.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: formerly called 'Caynham', it was the home in
1891 of Liet-Col C Berkeley Calcott.
The largest and grandest house on the south side of Lansdown
Road. Although considerably later in date than other
Cheltenham villas in the Classical tradition, this example is
particularly notable for its high quality of design and
detail, in particular for the unusually competent use of
masonry.
(Pollock K: Notes).

Listing NGR: SO9329921710

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

Description


CHELTENHAM

SO92SW LANSDOWN ROAD
630-1/1/445 (South side)
Dean Close House

II

House. Dated 1875 to entrance porch. Coursed stone over brick
with ashlar dressings, hipped slate roof and ashlar end
stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3:2:2 first-floor windows. End bays break
forwards. Chamfered plinth; quoins to angles; stepped
first-floor band which acts as cornice over ground-floor
windows and first-floor sill band; tooled architraves to
windows with embellished console brackets to ground-floor
windows. 1/1 horned sashes. Wide eaves. West (entrance)
facade: 2 storeys, 2 first-floor windows. End breakforwards.
Detailing as for front facade; third bay occupied by
projecting stack. Steps to central entrance set behind wide
opening with 2 Doric columns; panelled door between 1/1
sashes.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: formerly called 'Caynham', it was the home in
1891 of Liet-Col C Berkeley Calcott.
The largest and grandest house on the south side of Lansdown
Road. Although considerably later in date than other
Cheltenham villas in the Classical tradition, this example is
particularly notable for its high quality of design and
detail, in particular for the unusually competent use of
masonry.
(Pollock K: Notes).

Listing NGR: SO9329921710

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