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Camden Lodge and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9045 / 51°54'16"N

Longitude: -2.0713 / 2°4'16"W

OS Eastings: 395190

OS Northings: 222890

OS Grid: SO951228

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.K5B

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.1DVB

Plus Code: 9C3VWW3H+RF

Entry Name: Camden Lodge and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386845

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474256

Location: Pittville, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/10/260 (North side)
05/05/72 Camden Lodge and attached railings


Villa. c1827-34, with later C19 additions and alterations.
Probably by either John Forbes or WA Watson, architects.
Stucco over brick with slate roof, tall lateral stucco stacks
with cornices; iron railings.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, main 2-first-floor window
range with service range set back at left. Flight of steps to
off-centre entrance a part-glazed door and overlight with
margin-lights in fluted distyle Ionic porch with architrave,
frieze and cornice; porch glazed to sides with plate-glass
widows with margin-lights. Windows: above porch an 8-pane
French window with divided overlight, otherwise 1/1 sashes,
all in tooled architraves, that to ground floor has panelled
apron, frieze and cornice on console brackets; canted bay
window to left range. Crowning frieze, cornice and low parapet
with copings, continues to return. Right return (to Evesham
Road): 2 storeys on basement, 3 first-floor windows. 1/1
sashes, all in tooled architraves, those to ground floor have
frieze and cornice on console brackets and aprons with
decorative panels. 3/3 sashes to basement.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: railings to sides of steps have
embellished rod balusters.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Built as part of the development of this area
undertaken for Joseph Pitt, 1825-42, the general layout being
designed by the architect John Forbes.
Occupies an important corner site with Evesham Road.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 37,58).

Listing NGR: SO9518922890

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