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Sommerton

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8881 / 51°53'17"N

Longitude: -2.084 / 2°5'2"W

OS Eastings: 394317

OS Northings: 221063

OS Grid: SO943210

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.MXJ

Mapcode Global: VH947.TSNY

Entry Name: Sommerton

Listing Date: 18 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475372

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Park

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

SO9421SW PAINSWICK ROAD
630-1/22/614 (East side)
18/02/98 Nos.69 AND 71
Somerton (No.71)

GV II

2 semi-detached villas. c1820-50 with later additions and
alterations. Stucco over brick with concealed roof and lateral
and right end stacks with iron porch.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 4 first-floor windows with
2-lower-storey, narrow entrance bays set back to sides. The
central 2-window range breaks forward and has shallow
pediment. Stucco detailing includes friezes and cornices over
ground-floor windows, those to centre have corbels; all
windows in tooled architraves; crowning frieze. First floor
has 6/6 sashes, ground floor has 2/2 sashes, all in plain
reveals and with sills. Entrances, steps to 4-panel doors,
that to left part-glazed, architrave, frieze and cornice. Low
parapet with copings.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: entrance to right has tent hood on
scrolled brackets.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Painswick Road was laid out by Charles Baker
to connect Cheltenham with Painswick, following an Act of
1820.
(Gloucestershire Society for Industrial Archaeology Journal:
Garrett JV: Charles Baker of Painswick and Cheltenham: 1989-).

Listing NGR: SO9431721067

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