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Numbers 2 and 3 and Attached Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2924 / 52°17'32"N

Longitude: -1.5283 / 1°31'41"W

OS Eastings: 432270

OS Northings: 266138

OS Grid: SP322661

Mapcode National: GBR 6NJ.BFH

Mapcode Global: VHBXJ.GMFZ

Entry Name: Numbers 2 and 3 and Attached Walls

Listing Date: 19 November 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381345

English Heritage Legacy ID: 481705

Location: Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV32

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Civil Parish: Royal Leamington Spa

Built-Up Area: Royal Leamington Spa

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Leamington Priors St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA

SP3266SW LANSDOWNE CIRCUS
1208-1/4/202 (South West side)
19/11/53 Nos.2 AND 3
and attached walls

GV II*

Pair of semi-detached villas and attached walls. c1834-1838.
Architect, William Thomas. Pinkish-brown brick with painted
stucco facade and Welsh slate roof with cast-iron porches and
verandahs.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with basement and attics to gables, 6
first-floor windows, the outer bays are recessed. End
entrances: 7 steps to 3-panel doors. 10-pane French windows
with margin lights. First floor has narrow, round-arched 2/2
sashes to outer bays, otherwise 6/6 sashes with plain reveals
and sills. Basement has multi-pane casement windows. Frieze,
cornice and low parapet. Central ridge and rear stacks.
Porches have delicate scroll motif. Ground floor centre bays
have continuous verandah with heart-and-anthemion motif
balustrade and diamond, circle and oval motifs to uprights.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: screen walls abut No.1 to left (qv) and
No.4 to right (qv) with openings to garden.
HISTORICAL NOTE: a map of 1834 shows Lansdowne Circus and
Crescent laid out for 'intended building'. Lansdowne Circus is
an almost complete layout of practically identical villas. Nos
1-17 (consecutive) Lansdowne Circus form an architectural
group with Victoria House, and Nos 19-57 (odd) Lansdowne
Crescent (qqv), all by William Thomas.
(Cave LF: Royal Leamington Spa Its History and Development:
Chichester: 1988-: 39, 57).

Listing NGR: SP3227066138

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