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Latitude: 52.2928 / 52°17'33"N
Longitude: -1.5281 / 1°31'41"W
OS Eastings: 432280
OS Northings: 266173
OS Grid: SP322661
Mapcode National: GBR 6NJ.BGG
Mapcode Global: VHBXJ.GMHR
Entry Name: Numbers 6 and 7 and Attached Walls
Listing Date: 19 November 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1381347
English Heritage Legacy ID: 481707
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
1208-1/4/204 (North West side)
19/11/53 Nos.6 AND 7
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 gable, 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 roll-edged steps to
3-panel doors. 10-pane French windows with margin-lights in
plain reveals. Basement has 8/8 sashes. Frieze, cornice, low
parapet; central ridge and rear stacks. Porches have delicate
scroll motif. Continuous verandah to centre, ground floor has
heart-and-anthemion motif with scrolls to uprights.
INTERIOR: No.6 has staircase with wreathed handrail and
rod-with-central-bobbin balusters. No.7 has 4-panel doors;
shutters to some windows; similar staircase.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: screen walls to either side abut Nos 5
and 8 (qqv).
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: SP3228066173
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