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Latitude: 51.8917 / 51°53'30"N
Longitude: -2.0797 / 2°4'47"W
OS Eastings: 394609
OS Northings: 221466
OS Grid: SO946214
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.90Y
Mapcode Global: VH947.WQW5
Entry Name: 21, MONTPELLIER VILLAS (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 14 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387353
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475309
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
630-1/23/572 (West side)
Includes: No.9 SUFFOLK ROAD.
2 houses, now house and shop. c1824-8. Architect possibly John
Forbes. Stucco over brick with slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing
includes first-floor band; crowning moulded string, frieze and
cornice with blocking course and copings. 8/8 sashes in plain
reveals and with sills, except to ground floor at left a shop
front with 3-light wooden mullion-and-transom window in
pilastered surround with frieze and end brackets and cornice.
Central entrance a part-glazed 4-panel door in plain reveals.
Left return: single bay. Ground floor has wide shop front with
similar surround and encompassing at right, set back, a
4-panel door with overlight. First floor has tripartite window
with 1/1 sashes in plain reveals and with cornice on acanthus
corbels. Crowning mouldings continue from main facade.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the street was originally known as
Montpellier Retreat. Forbes was architect and surveyor to the
Pittville Estate c1835-6.
(Blake S: 'The Unfortunate Mr Forbes': Cheltenham Local
History Society Journal: 1989-: 7-27).
Listing NGR: SO9458321470
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