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Numbers 16 and 17 and Attached Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2924 / 52°17'32"N

Longitude: -1.5273 / 1°31'38"W

OS Eastings: 432338

OS Northings: 266132

OS Grid: SP323661

Mapcode National: GBR 6NJ.BP5

Mapcode Global: VHBXJ.GNY0

Entry Name: Numbers 16 and 17 and Attached Walls

Listing Date: 19 November 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 481712

Location: Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV32

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

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

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Listing Text


1208-1/4/209 (East side)
19/11/53 Nos.16 AND 17
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
verandah and porch.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with basement and attic 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 sash, otherwise 6/6 sashes, in plain reveals
and with sills. Entrances: steps to part-glazed, 3-panel
doors. 10-pane French windows with margin-lights. Basement has
multi-pane casement and two 3/3 sashes. Frieze; cornice and
low parapet to left; copings to right. Central ridge and rear
stacks. Porches have delicate scroll motif. Continuous
verandah to centre, ground floor has anthemion and paterae to
uprights and double-rod-and-anthemion motif balustrade.
INTERIOR: No.17: shutters to some windows; Regency fireplaces;
staircase with wreathed handrail and rod-with-central-bobbin
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: screen walls to left and right, that to
left abutting No.15 (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 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: SP3233866132

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