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Latitude: 51.8924 / 51°53'32"N
Longitude: -2.079 / 2°4'44"W
OS Eastings: 394661
OS Northings: 221543
OS Grid: SO946215
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.965
Mapcode Global: VH947.XP9M
Entry Name: Numbers 10 and 11 and Attached Area Railings to Number 11
Listing Date: 14 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387349
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475305
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
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
SO9421NE MONTPELLIER VILLAS
630-1/18/568 (East side)
14/12/83 Nos.10 AND 11
and attached area railings to No.11
Pair of terraced houses and attached area railings to right.
c1824-8 with later additions and alterations. Architect,
probably John Forbes. Stucco over brick with concealed roof,
stucco party-wall stacks. Double-depth plan with central
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, on basement at centre, 6 first-floor
windows. First-floor band; crowning cornice and blocking
course. 6/6 sashes in plain reveals and with sills. Central
entrances, 4-panel doors, that to right with fanlight with
batwing and circle motif to right (blocked in to left);
further lower doorway at left with 4-panel door. Basement has
4/4 and 3/6 sashes.
INTERIOR: noted as retaining original joinery, house to right
has central hall with dogleg staircase with stick balusters
and newel post with acorn finial.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area railings to right have spearhead
bars and dog-bars.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the street was originally known as
Montpellier Retreat. Forbes was architect and surveyor to the
Pittville Estate, c1824-8.
(Blake S: 'The Unfortunate Mr Forbes': Cheltenham Local
History Society Journal: 1989-: 7-27).
Listing NGR: SO9466421547
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