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Latitude: 52.2929 / 52°17'34"N
Longitude: -1.5279 / 1°31'40"W
OS Eastings: 432296
OS Northings: 266184
OS Grid: SP322661
Mapcode National: GBR 6NJ.BJM
Mapcode Global: VHBXJ.GMMN
Entry Name: Numbers 8 and 9 and Attached Walls
Listing Date: 19 November 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1381348
English Heritage Legacy ID: 481708
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
1208-1/4/205 (North side)
19/11/53 Nos.8 AND 9
and attached walls
Pair of semi-detached villas. 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, 6 first-floor
windows of which the entrance bays to left and right are set
back. First floor: to left and right 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 to centre. Basement has casement
windows. Frieze, cornice, low parapet; roof dormer to right;
central ridge and rear stacks. Porch has delicate scroll motif
to uprights. Continuous verandah to ground floor, centre has
anthemion motif to balustrade and circles to uprights. Windows
to No.9 have blind boxes.
INTERIOR to No.9 has staircase with wreathed handrail and
rod-with-central-bobbin balusters; 4-panel doors, and shutters
to some windows.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: screen walls to right and left abut Nos 7
and 10 (qqv).
HISTORICAL NOTE: a map of 1834 shows Lansdowne Circus and
Crescent laid out for 'intended buildings'.
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: 1977-: 39, 57).
Listing NGR: SP3229666184
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