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Normanhurst

A Grade II Listed Building in Lansdown, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8959 / 51°53'45"N

Longitude: -2.0939 / 2°5'37"W

OS Eastings: 393637

OS Northings: 221926

OS Grid: SO936219

Mapcode National: GBR 2M9.5FQ

Mapcode Global: VH947.NMF0

Entry Name: Normanhurst

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386789

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474188

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

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

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9321NE CHRISTCHURCH ROAD
630-1/16/239 (North West side)
14/12/83 No.67
Normanhurst

II

Villa, now residential home. 1882 for the Smith family. Ashlar
facades over brick and slate roof. Dutch Baroque style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3+1 bays, all with gables, the principal
3 break forward (these outer ones twice). Central bay of main
section is a tower porch with pyramidal roof, the outer ones
stepped, right hand bay plain. 1/1 sash windows with panels of
carved ornament to sides with flowers and birds and, on first
floor, sunburst-motif hoods with lions' masks in them; shallow
pediments to ground floor windows. Arched central doorway,
6-panel arched double doors, upper panels glazed, lion mask
handles. Tall ashlar stacks with cornices to ends and centre,
6 altogether, some rebuilt.
INTERIOR: photographs c1990 show contemporary mouldings and
fittings (marble fireplaces, stained glass stair window),
open-well staircase with turned balusters. Coalbrookdale tile
floor to entrance hall. 6-panel doors. A most unusual and
distinctive choice of style.
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 89).


Listing NGR: SO9363721926

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