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Latitude: 51.8964 / 51°53'47"N
Longitude: -2.0694 / 2°4'9"W
OS Eastings: 395320
OS Northings: 221990
OS Grid: SO953219
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.5M0
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.2LVK
Plus Code: 9C3VVWWJ+H6
Entry Name: Belle Vue Place stirling House (That Part Which is to High Street)
Listing Date: 5 May 1972
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245596
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474718
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52
Electoral Ward/Division: College
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Luke and St John
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9521NW HIGH STREET
630-1/19/389 (South West side)
Belle Vue Place
(Formerly Listed as:
(South West side)
Includes: Stirling House (that part which is to High Street)
House, now offices. Former house to High Street is included,
but not additions to rear. c1810-20 (apparently on The Post
Office Map of 1810) with later alterations including offices
to rear of c1983-1988. Stucco over brick with hipped slate
roof and tall stucco side stacks, wrought-iron verandah with
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and central full-height bow which has 3
windows to each floor. 6/6 sashes throughout, taller to first
floor, all in plain reveals and (except to first floor) with
sills. Blind-boxes remain to first-floor windows. First and
second floor have continuous plat bands. Entrance to right
return via later office building.
INTERIOR: retains many original features, first floor drawing
room has 2 marble chimneypieces with corbel brackets and iron
grates and tiled surrounds c1870s within; fluted architraves
to bay with flowers to corners, and acanthus cornice with
wheat ceiling frieze; similar architraves to doors throughout
with fluting and flowers to angles; original double doors lead
from old to new range. Second floor has simple Regency
fireplace with circle motif to corners. 6-panel doors with
similar architraves; double doors lead through to new range.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: first-floor verandah has scroll motif to
upright with embellished rod-and-star motif with lattice to
balustrade and frieze.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Addressed on Merrett's 1834 Map as Belle Vue
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
Listing NGR: SO9531422001
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