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Eversleigh House (Cheltenhams Ladies College)

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8985 / 51°53'54"N

Longitude: -2.0845 / 2°5'4"W

OS Eastings: 394285

OS Northings: 222225

OS Grid: SO942222

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.V4R

Mapcode Global: VH947.TJDX

Entry Name: Eversleigh House (Cheltenhams Ladies College)

Listing Date: 11 March 1982

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387413

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475374

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9422SW PARABOLA ROAD
630-1/12/616 (North side)
11/03/82 Eversleigh House (Cheltenham Ladies
College)
(Formerly Listed as:
PARABOLA ROAD
(North side)
Cambray House (Cheltenham Ladies
College Sanatorium))

II

Villa, now hall of residence. c1837-50 with later additions
and alterations including C20 infill to rear. Stucco over
brick with hipped slate roof, renewed left end stuccoed stack
and ashlar portico.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 5 first-floor windows arranged 2:1:2,
with range to rear and at left. Stucco detailing includes
full-height Doric pilasters to ends, and front first floor to
either side of central window; ground floor windows have
cornices on consoles. Plinth. 1/1 sashes throughout. Central
entrance, 2 roll-edged steps to 2-panel door with overlight
within Doric porch with 2 pairs of Doric columns, frieze with
triglyphs and metopes, cornice and blocking course. 6/6 sashes
to rear and 6/6 staircase sash with radial glazing to head and
margin-lights. 4-panel doors. Embellished cornices include
egg-and-dart cornice to hall.
INTERIOR: original joinery and plasterwork includes
narrow-open-well staircase with column and bobbin balusters
and dogleg service staircase with stick balusters.
HISTORICAL NOTE: land for development of Parabola Road was
sold in 1837, following the death of Rev Richard Skillicorne
(1834) for ยป50,000 to the Bayshill Estate Co. The Estate also
included Bayshill Road and St George's Road.


Listing NGR: SO9427922234

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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