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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387469
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475432
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52
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
SO9523SW PITTVILLE LAWN
630-1/6/664 (East side)
Pittville Lodge (Nos.1, 2 and 3) and
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.39 AND 41
Pittville Lodge (No.39))
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,
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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