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Kenilworth

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9056 / 51°54'19"N

Longitude: -2.0683 / 2°4'5"W

OS Eastings: 395397

OS Northings: 223003

OS Grid: SO953230

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.KX0

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.3CFK

Entry Name: Kenilworth

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475430

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

SO9523SW PITTVILLE LAWN
630-1/6/662 (East side)
12/03/55 No.27
Kenilworth

GV II

Villa, now flats. 1834. Stucco over brick with concealed roof,
brick and stucco lateral stacks. Central hallway plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic and basement, 5 first-floor
windows, the central 3 break forward. Stucco detailing
includes horizontal rustication to ground floor drawn into
voussoirs over windows and surmounted by first-floor band, all
interrupted by 4 Corinthian pilasters through ground and first
floors to breakforward, surmounted by architrave, frieze and
modillion cornice; second floor has pilasters to breakforward,
with capitals incorporated into crowning frieze and cornice
with blocking course and copings. Main floors have 2/2
horizontal-pane sashes where original; second floor has 6/6
sashes; basement has 3/6 sashes; all in plain reveals and with
sills; blind boxes. Flight of 8 roll-edged steps to central
entrance, Corinthian porch with pair of columns between
pillars and engaged pilasters, architrave, frieze and cornice,
within a 3-panel door with sidelights and overlight with
margin glazing bars. Rustication, bands and cornices continue
to right return. Right return: outer windows blind, paired 6/6
sashes to basement, stucco bands and cornices continue from
front facade.
INTERIOR: noted as having retained original features including
open-well staircase with alternate stick and embellished iron
balusters and wreathed handrail, plasterwork includes cornice
to hall with acanthus modillions and fleurons; 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.
Occupies a corner site. All the villas along Pittville Lawn
form a distinguished architectural group.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 70).

Listing NGR: SO9539722997

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