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Latitude: 52.2926 / 52°17'33"N
Longitude: -1.5282 / 1°31'41"W
OS Eastings: 432272
OS Northings: 266155
OS Grid: SP322661
Mapcode National: GBR 6NJ.BFF
Mapcode Global: VHBXJ.GMFV
Entry Name: Numbers 4 and 5 and Attached Walls
Listing Date: 19 November 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1381346
English Heritage Legacy ID: 481706
Location: Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV32
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
ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA
SP3266SW LANSDOWNE CIRCUS
1208-1/4/203 (West side)
19/11/53 Nos.4 AND 5
and attached walls
Pair of semi-detached villas and attached walls. c1834-1838
with later alterations. 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, of which the entrance bays to left and
right are set back. First floor: 1st and 6th windows are
narrow, round-arched 2/2 sashes, otherwise 6/6 sashes, in
plain reveals and with sills.
Entrances: 7 steps to 3-panel doors. 10-pane French windows
with margin-lights. Basement has plate-glass, and casement
windows with margin-lights. Frieze, cornice, low parapet;
central ridge and rear stacks. Porches have delicate scroll
motif; continuous verandah to ground floor has
heart-and-anthemion motif balustrade with scrolls to uprights.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: screen walls abut No.3 (qv) to left and
No.6 (qv) to right with entrances to gardens.
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: SP3227266155
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