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Latitude: 51.8927 / 51°53'33"N
Longitude: -2.0788 / 2°4'43"W
OS Eastings: 394673
OS Northings: 221578
OS Grid: SO946215
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.987
Mapcode Global: VH947.XPDD
Plus Code: 9C3VVWVC+3F
Entry Name: Numbers 6 and 7 and Walls Adjoining
Listing Date: 3 December 1982
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387347
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475303
Location: College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: College
Parish: Non Civil Parish
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
Tagged with: Building
SO9421NE MONTPELLIER VILLAS
630-1/18/566 (East side)
03/12/82 Nos.6 AND 7
and walls adjoining
(Formerly Listed as:
Pair of semi-detached houses with walls adjoining. c1824-8,
with later additions and alterations. Probably designed by
John Forbes. Ashlar over brick, partly stuccoed at right, with
slate roofs, tall rebuilt brick party-wall stacks.
Double-depth plan with outer stairwells.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basements and with attics, 4
first-floor windows (2:2) with single-storey entrance bays set
back to sides and lower walls adjoining. Ashlar detailing
includes: first-floor band; crowning frieze and cornice with
blocking course and, to right, copings. Entrance bays and side
walls have moulded cornices. Ground and first floors have 6/6
sashes all in plain reveals, those to ground-floor in wider
elliptically-arched recesses. Basements have 3/6 sashes where
original; C20 door. Entrances: roll-edged steps to
4-raised-and-fielded-panel doors with overlights with
margin-lights; first-floor band continues over; low parapet
and copings. Attic roof dormers have casements. Further attic
casements to returns in flattened gable ends, with copings.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: coped walls to either side approx 2m high
and 1.5m long.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the street was originally known as
Montpellier Retreat. Forbes was architect and surveyor to the
Pittville Estate, 1835-6.
Walls abut No.5 (qv) to left and No.8 (qv) to right.
(Blake S: 'The Unfortunate Mr Forbes': Cheltenham Local
History Society Journal: 1989-: 7-27).
Listing NGR: SO9467621581
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