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Latitude: 52.2926 / 52°17'33"N
Longitude: -1.5273 / 1°31'38"W
OS Eastings: 432339
OS Northings: 266151
OS Grid: SP323661
Mapcode National: GBR 6NJ.BP3
Mapcode Global: VHBXJ.GMYW
Entry Name: Numbers 14 and 15 and Attached Walls
Listing Date: 19 November 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1381351
English Heritage Legacy ID: 481711
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
1208-1/4/208 (East side)
19/11/53 Nos.14 AND 15
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 basements and attics to gables, 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 sash, otherwise 6/6 sashes, in plain reveals
and with sills. Entrance: 6 roll-edged steps to part-glazed,
3-panel doors. 10-pane French windows with margin-lights.
Basement has 2-pane windows with margin-lights and 3/6 sash.
Frieze, cornice, low parapet. Central ridge and rear stacks.
Porch has delicate scrolls to uprights. Continuous verandah to
centre has paired rods with anthemion-and-paterae motifs to
uprights. INTERIOR: No.15 has dogleg staircase with wreathed
handrail with rod-with-central-bobbin balusters; Regency
fireplaces; shutters to some windows; 4-panel doors.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: screen walls to left and right abut Nos
13 & 16 (qv).
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 14-17 (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: SP3233966151
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