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Glensanda

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8947 / 51°53'40"N

Longitude: -2.0781 / 2°4'41"W

OS Eastings: 394722

OS Northings: 221798

OS Grid: SO947217

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.3G4

Mapcode Global: VH947.XMRW

Entry Name: Glensanda

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387116

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475020

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: College

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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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9421NE MONTPELLIER PARADE
630-1/18/533 (West side)
12/03/55 No.1
Glensanda

GV II

House, now offices. c1823 with later alterations. Stucco over
brick with concealed roof, end stucco stacks; iron window
guards. Central hallway, double depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys on basement, 3 first-floor windows. Facade
articulated by full-height Doric pilasters to ends and between
windows with deep elliptically-arched frieze forming recesses
above windows; continuous first- and second-floor bands. First
floor has 6/6 sashes; second floor has 3/3 sashes; ground
floor has rectangular bay at right and 1/1 sashes. Basement
has 6/6 sashes where original. Central entrance with Doric
porch with frieze with triglyphs and metopes, cornice. Within
a 4-panel door and fanlight with decorative batwing and circle
type glazing bars. Crowning frieze and cornice. Similar stucco
decoration to right return has two 6-pane French windows and
divided overlight with margin-lights; to second floor are
similar casements with glazing bars and margin-lights. To rear
facade a full-height bow with tripartite 1/1 sashes and 3/3
sash.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: right facade has 2 first-floor
window-guards with concentric circles.
Occupies a corner site with Montpellier Drive and Montpellier
Spa Road. One of a good group of 1820s villas in Montpellier
Parade, the popular neo-Classical device of using full-height
arched bays is used here to good effect.
(The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale
and The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 143).


Listing NGR: SO9468121731

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