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Pillar House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8909 / 51°53'27"N

Longitude: -2.0782 / 2°4'41"W

OS Eastings: 394712

OS Northings: 221374

OS Grid: SO947213

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.HD6

Mapcode Global: VH947.XQPT

Plus Code: 9C3VVWRC+9P

Entry Name: Pillar House

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386719

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474115

Location: Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Park

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Leckhampton St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/23/173 (North West side)
05/05/72 Nos.113 AND 115
Pillar House
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Nos.113 AND 115)


Semi-detached villa, now offices. c1810-40, with extension
c1980s to rear (not included). Ashlar over brick with hipped
slate roof; stuccoed party-wall stack. Double depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 1:2:1 first-floor windows. End porches
break forwards at ground floor with tetrastyle Ionic loggia
between surmounted by continuous low balustrade having sunk
panels over entrances, otherwise vase balusters; Entrances
alike: 3 roll-edged steps to renewed 6-panel doors with
fanlights with radial glazing bars in stepped reveals and with
pilaster strips with sunk panels. Ground floor, wall to rear
of loggia has horizontal rustication; two tripartite windows
with tall 6/6 between 2/2 sashes in plain reveals and with
sills, with cornice on console brackets. First floor: bays
over porches are set back and have 6/6 sashes; central range
has pilasters to ends and central sunk panel inscribed 'PILLAR
HOUSE'; two tripartite windows with 6/6 between 2/2 sashes in
plain reveals and with cornice on console brackets. Returns
have 6/6 sashes.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
A notable example of a semi-detached villa with a distinctive
Ionic colonnade. Groups with No.138 Thirlestaine House (qv).

Listing NGR: SO9471221374

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