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Numbers 8 and 9 and Adjoining Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8926 / 51°53'33"N

Longitude: -2.0789 / 2°4'43"W

OS Eastings: 394667

OS Northings: 221560

OS Grid: SO946215

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.976

Mapcode Global: VH947.XPBJ

Entry Name: Numbers 8 and 9 and Adjoining Walls

Listing Date: 3 December 1982

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475304

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 VILLAS
630-1/18/567 (East side)
03/12/82 Nos.8 AND 9
and adjoining walls
(Formerly Listed as:
MONTPELLIER VILLAS
(East side)
Nos.6-9 (Consecutive))

GV II

Pair of houses and walls adjoining. c1824-8. Architect
probably John Forbes. Ashlar over brick with brick and stucco
party-wall stacks and slate roof. Double-depth plan with outer
stairwells.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with basement and attics with
single-storey entrance bays set back to sides and walls
adjoining. Ashlar detailing includes first-floor band; 2
crowning incised bands, moulded string, frieze and cornice
with stepped blocking course. Ground and first floors have 6/6
sashes in plain reveals and with sills. Those to ground floor
have wider, segmental-arched openings and blind boxes with
lozenge motif. Basements have 4/8 sashes where original. End
entrances: renewed steps to 6-panel doors (the upper panels
raised and fielded) and overlights (that to right with
margin-lights), in plain reveals. First-floor band continues
over entrance. Low walls adjoining have plank doors and
copings.
INTERIOR: noted as having original joinery including panelled
shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: coped walls abut to sides.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the street was originally known as
Montpellier Retreat. Forbes was architect to the Pittville
Estate c1835-6. Revd L Lewis lived at No.8 c1845.
Walls abut No.7 at left (qv).
(Rowe G: Illustrated Cheltenham Guide 1850: Cheltenham:
1845-1969: 38; Blake S: 'The Unfortunate Mr Forbes':
Cheltenham Local History Society Journal: 1989-: 7-27).


Listing NGR: SO9466921563

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