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Berkhampstead School

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9019 / 51°54'6"N

Longitude: -2.0596 / 2°3'34"W

OS Eastings: 395998

OS Northings: 222597

OS Grid: SO959225

Mapcode National: GBR 2M5.N42

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.8G1C

Entry Name: Berkhampstead School

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475410

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: All Saints

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham All Saints (Pittville)

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9522NE PITTVILLE CIRCUS ROAD
630-1/11/652 (South side)
14/12/83 Berkhampstead School

GV II

Pair of semi-detached villas, now school. c1840-60. Stucco
over brick with hipped slate roof, tall end stucco stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, 1:6:1 first-floor windows,
the centre breaks forwards slightly; extension to right.
Stucco detailing includes quoins to ground floor of
breakforward, sills on feet and cornices on embellished
console brackets to ground floor windows, continuous tooled
first-floor sill band with feet to first-floor windows,
architraves interrupt eaves band, brackets to wide eaves. End
entrances, steps to round-arched recesses with channelled
piers and imposts, tooling to head and keystone; within are
4-panel door at right, double, glazed doors at left, with
overlights. 2/2 horizontal-pane sashes throughout, the outer
ground-floor windows are tripartite, all in plain reveals and
tooled architraves, those to ground floor have acanthus
embellishments to sills.
INTERIOR: retains original joinery including panelled
shutters; 2 dogleg staircases with lion's paw foot to run-out
balustrade, turned balusters. Some marble fireplaces. Moulded
cornices and ceiling roses. 4-panel doors.
Occupies a prominent corner site.

Listing NGR: SO9600222594

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

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