History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Camden Villa

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.9047 / 51°54'16"N

Longitude: -2.0719 / 2°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 395146

OS Northings: 222904

OS Grid: SO951229

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.JZJ

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.1DH7

Plus Code: 9C3VWW3H+V6

Entry Name: Camden Villa

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474257

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


630-1/10/261 (North side)
05/05/72 Camden Villa


Villa. 1834, probably by Robert Stokes, architect. Ashlar, now
stuccoed, over brick with concealed roof, ashlar end stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement with attics to 'gables', 3
first-floor windows. Horizontal rustication to ground floor
drawn into voussoirs over windows; first-floor band;
architrave, frieze, cornice and blocking course. First floor
has 6/6 sashes in plain reveals and with sills. Ground floor
has outer tripartite 1/1 sashes with cambered heads. Basement
has 6/6 sashes. Flight of roll-edged steps to central entrance
a 4-panel, part-glazed door with side-lights and cambered
overlight with margin glazing; in distyle Doric porch with
triglyphs and metopes, guttae to cornice, blocking course.
Right return has 1/1 and 2 x 6/6 sashes (one in attic),
otherwise blind openings.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: built as part of the development of this area
undertaken for Joseph Pitt in 1825-42, the general layout
being designed by the architect John Forbes. In 1851 this
house was sold to William, Earl Fitzhardinge of Berkeley
Castle for ยป1000 as his Cheltenham residence and as a home for
his mistress, Jane Barker.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 37,58).

Listing NGR: SO9514722905

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.