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Latitude: 51.8974 / 51°53'50"N
Longitude: -2.0827 / 2°4'57"W
OS Eastings: 394408
OS Northings: 222101
OS Grid: SO944221
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.VPX
Mapcode Global: VH947.VKBS
Entry Name: Hadley House and Attached Balustrade
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386738
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474134
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9422SW BAYSHILL ROAD
630-1/12/192 (West side)
12/03/55 Hadley House and attached balustrade
Villa and attached balustrade. c1839-42 with later additions
and alterations including c1950-70 range at rear. Brick with
painted stucco facades and slate roof, with iron balustrade.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. Full-height Doric
pilasters between windows and to ends, frieze, architrave and
cornice. First-floor band with recessed panel between
pilasters to outer bays. Central pedimented portico of 2 pairs
of Ionic columns and 2 engaged Doric pilasters, frieze,
cornice. Flight of renewed roll-edged steps to 4-panel door
between side-lights under continuous overlight with glazing
bars. Ground floor has tripartite windows with 1/1 between
narrow 1/1 sashes; 1/1 sashes with lugs throughout in plain
reveals and with sills, those to first floor have tooled
architraves. Central and rear stacks. Returns have mainly 2/2
sashes, some blind; ground-floor surrounds are tooled.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: balustrade to sides of porch has
HISTORICAL NOTE: the Bayshill Estate was developed by a joint
stock company which purchased land from the Skillicorne family
in 1837. By 1843, Henry Davies described, 'a number of
detached villas .. several of which are occupied by resident
families of affluence and station, and others are in an
unfinished state'. The company was bankrupt by c1845 when
architect Samuel Onley bought much Bayshill property, and so
Pevsner suggests that other houses in Bayshill Road were built
to his designs.
Little, one of a 'superb group (of villas) that make Bayshill
Road one of the great roads for architecture in all England'.
(Little B: Cheltenham: London: 1952-: 76; The Buildings of
England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale and The Forest of
Dean: London: 1970-: 147).
Listing NGR: SO9440822101
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