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Latitude: 51.9067 / 51°54'24"N
Longitude: -2.0678 / 2°4'4"W
OS Eastings: 395432
OS Northings: 223136
OS Grid: SO954231
Mapcode National: GBR 2M5.D18
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.3BPM
Plus Code: 9C3VWW4J+MV
Entry Name: Wyddrington House
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387471
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475434
Location: Pittville, 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
Tagged with: House
SO9523SW PITTVILLE LAWN
630-1/6/666 (East side)
Villa, now flats. 1836-7. Stucco over brick with concealed
roof, brick and stucco end stacks; iron balcony.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with basement, 3 first-floor windows and
3-storey-on-basement entrance bay set back to right. Right
hand bay of main range breaks forwards slightly. Stucco
detailing includes tooled architraves to windows, those to
ground floor have frieze and dentil cornice, that to right
with Doric pilasters; architrace, frieze and cornice over
first floor; crowning frieze and cornice; right return has
horizontal rustication to ground floor drawn into voussoirs
over windows. 6/6 sashes where original, that to right, ground
floor is a tripartite window with 6/6 between 2/2 sashes.
Former entrance in solid porch to right return now blocked and
with multi-pane round-arched window with tooled head and
keystone, and with Ionic columns in antis and cornice over.
C20 entrance now to rear. Rear has tooled architraves to
windows with sills on feet to first floor. Mainly 6/6 sashes.
INTERIOR: noted as retaining original joinery, including
shutters to some windows.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: continuous balustrade to ground floor has
double scroll motif.
HISTORICAL NOTE: plot sold to Thomas Smith, gent, for »650 on
21.06.1836 and house to be built in 12 months. Built as part
of the development of this area undertaken for Joseph Pitt in
1825-42, the general layout being designed by the architect
All the villas along Pittville Lawn form a distinguished
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 16-17,70-1;
The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale
and The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 151-152).
Listing NGR: SO9543623136
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