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Latitude: 52.2927 / 52°17'33"N
Longitude: -1.5274 / 1°31'38"W
OS Eastings: 432332
OS Northings: 266169
OS Grid: SP323661
Mapcode National: GBR 6NJ.BMZ
Mapcode Global: VHBXJ.GMXR
Entry Name: Numbers 12 and 13 and Attached Walls
Listing Date: 19 November 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1381350
English Heritage Legacy ID: 481710
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
1208-1/4/207 (North East side)
19/11/53 Nos.12 AND 13
and attached walls
Pair of semi-detached villas and attached walls. c1834-1836
with later alterations. Architect, William Thomas.
Pinkish-brown brick with painted stucco facade and Welsh slate
roof with cast-iron porch and verandah.
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: to left and right a narrow,
round-arched 2/2 sashes, otherwise 6/6 sashes, in plain
reveals and with sills. Entrances: 6 steps to 3-panel,
part-glazed doors. Two 4-pane French windows; two 10-pane
French windows with margin-lights all with blind boxes.
Basement has 8/8 replacement sashes to left, casements to
right. Frieze, cornice, low parapet; central ridge and rear
stacks. Porches have diamond and oval motifs to uprights.
Continuous verandah to centre, ground floor has
heart-and-anthemion motif to balustrade, and circle, oval and
diamond motifs to uprights.
INTERIOR: both have staircases with wreathed handrails and
rod-with-central-bobbin balusters; some fireplaces; shutters
to some windows.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: screen walls to right and left abut Nos
11 and 14 (qqv).
HISTORICAL NOTE: a map of 1938 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, Lansdowne Crescent (qqv), all by William Thomas.
(Cave LF: Royal Leamington Spa Its History and Development:
Chichester: 1988-: 39, 57).
Listing NGR: SP3233266169
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