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Latitude: 51.8919 / 51°53'30"N
Longitude: -2.0793 / 2°4'45"W
OS Eastings: 394642
OS Northings: 221490
OS Grid: SO946214
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.957
Mapcode Global: VH947.XQ40
Entry Name: 16 and 17, Montpellier Villas
Listing Date: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387351
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475307
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
SO9421SE MONTPELLIER VILLAS
630-1/23/570 (East side)
Nos.16 AND 17
Pair of semi-detached villas. c1824-8 with later alterations.
Probably by John Forbes. Stucco over brick with concealed roof
and stuccoed party-wall stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 4 first-floor windows with recessed outer
2-storey, entrance bays. Stucco detailings include first-floor
sill band; crowning frieze and cornice with low, coped
parapet, stepped to centre. 6/6 sashes where original, all in
plain reveals; those to ground floor are taller and in wider
and taller segmental-arched recesses. 6-panel doors with
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the street was known originally as
Montpellier Retreat. John Forbes was architect and surveyor to
the Pittville Estate c1824-5.
(Blake S: 'The Unfortunate Mr Forbes': Cheltenham Local
History Society Journal: 1898-: 7-27).
Listing NGR: SO9464621494
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