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16 and 17, Montpellier Villas

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VVWRC+Q7

Entry Name: 16 and 17, Montpellier Villas

Listing Date: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387351

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475307

Location: College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

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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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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