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Joseph Pitt House

A Grade II Listed Building in Oakley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9032 / 51°54'11"N

Longitude: -2.06 / 2°3'36"W

OS Eastings: 395966

OS Northings: 222744

OS Grid: SO959227

Mapcode National: GBR 2M5.N09

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.7FTB

Entry Name: Joseph Pitt House

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387451

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475412

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Oakley

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


630-1/11/654 (North side)
14/12/83 Joseph Pitt House


Formerly known as: East Hayes PITTVILLE CIRCUS ROAD.
Vicarage, now offices. 1842. Presented to the Revd J Brown of
Trinity Church by his parishioners. Cost ยป1,500. Stucco over
brick with hipped artificial slate roof, yellow brick roof
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement with attics, 4 first-floor
windows and single-storey entrance porch set back to left
return. Stucco detailing includes plinth surmounted by Tuscan
pilasters through ground and first floors to ends and between
windows, crowning frieze and cornice; windows have tooled
architraves, those to ground floor have pediments on consoles.
Wide eaves on brackets. Main facade has horned 1/1 sashes,
those to first floor with blind boxes. Attic roof dormers have
3/3 sashes and pediments on corbel brackets. Basement has 8/8
sashes. Entrance: flight of steps to solid porch with Tuscan
pilasters, architrave, frieze and cornice with blocking
course, 6-fielded-panel door with blind overlight. Left
return: 3 first-floor windows. Blind openings and one 3/3
sash, all with similar tooled architraves to front.
INTERIOR: retains original joinery and plasterwork, including
open-well staircase with wreathed handrail with rod and
central bobbin balusters, panelled shutters to windows;
cornices include egg-and-dart with acanthus modillions and
fleurons to hall. Panelling to some ceilings.
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 47,96).

Listing NGR: SO9596622744

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