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Weston House

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9048 / 51°54'17"N

Longitude: -2.0689 / 2°4'8"W

OS Eastings: 395355

OS Northings: 222921

OS Grid: SO953229

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.KQS

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.3D33

Entry Name: Weston House

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387460

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475422

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9522NW PITTVILLE LAWN
630-1/10/659 (East side)
12/03/55 No.17
Weston House

GV II

Villa, now surgery. 1841-2. For James Creed. Stucco over brick
with concealed roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement with attics, 3 first-floor
windows. Stucco detailing includes plinth, quoins to angles,
tooled architraves to first-floor windows, those to ground
floor have Tuscan pilasters to surrounds and between lights,
and frieze and cornice; first-floor tooled sill band; crowning
tooled frieze and cornice with blocking course, raised to
centre. First floor has 6/6 sashes; ground floor has
tripartite windows, 2/2 horizontal-pane sashes; basement has
8/8 sashes, all in plain reveals, those to ground floor have
sills. Attic roof dormers have C20 casement windows. Central
entrance, flight of 8 roll-edged steps to Ionic porch with 2
pairs of fluted columns, architrave, frieze and pediment.
INTERIOR: photographs dated 1993 show dogleg staircase with
alternate stick and embellished rod balustrade and wreathed
handrail, alternate acanthus modillions and flowers to hall
cornice, otherwise not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Built as part of the development of this area
undertaken for Joseph Pitt in 1825-42, the general layout
being designed by the architect John Forbes.
All the villas along Pittville Lawn form a distinguished
architectural group.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 70).

Listing NGR: SO9535422922

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