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Pittville Lodge (Numbers 1 2 and 3) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9061 / 51°54'22"N

Longitude: -2.068 / 2°4'4"W

OS Eastings: 395415

OS Northings: 223067

OS Grid: SO954230

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.KXX

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.3CK3

Entry Name: Pittville Lodge (Numbers 1 2 and 3) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475432

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
630-1/6/664 (East side)
12/03/55 No.39
Pittville Lodge (Nos.1, 2 and 3) and
attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
PITTVILLE LAWN
(East side)
Nos.39 AND 41
Pittville Lodge (No.39))

GV II

Villa, now 3 dwellings and attached railings. c1836-7 with
later additions and alterations. Stucco over brick with
concealed roof, left end brick and stucco lateral stack, cast-
and wrought-iron balcony and railings. Double depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with basement, 3 first-floor windows, with
one-and-a-half storey entrance bays to either side; with
further single-storey range set back at right. Stucco
detailing includes rustication to ground floor and first-floor
band surmounted by Doric pilasters to ends and between
windows, crowning architrave, frieze and dentil cornice with
blocking course; first-floor windows have tooled architraves.
6/6 sashes throughout, taller to ground floor, all in plain
reveals and with sills. Left entrance: flight of renewed steps
to double 4-panel doors, within solid porch with cornice over
and with 6/6 sash to right. Right entrance: flight of
roll-edged steps to double 4-panel doors and Greek key frieze
within solid porch with paired Doric pilasters, frieze, dentil
cornice and blocking course; further frieze, dentil cornice
and blocking course set back above.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: continuous balcony has lozenge motif.
Railings to sides of steps at right have embellished rods,
otherwise renewed.
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. Originally known
as Pittville Lawn Villa and occupied by Col Michael White Lee
until his death in 1847. All the listed buildings along
Pittville Lawn form an architecturally distinguished group.
Verey refers to this villa as 'excellently proportioned'.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 70-1; The
Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale and
The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 151).


Listing NGR: SO9541823064

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