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Regency Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9073 / 51°54'26"N

Longitude: -2.0676 / 2°4'3"W

OS Eastings: 395447

OS Northings: 223192

OS Grid: SO954231

Mapcode National: GBR 2M5.64C

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.3BT7

Entry Name: Regency Lodge

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387473

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475436

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
630-1/6/668 (East side)
12/03/55 No.69
Regency Lodge (Nos.1-4
(consecutive))
(Formerly Listed as:
PITTVILLE LAWN
(East side)
No.69
Regency Lodge)

GV II

Villa, now 4 dwellings. c1835 with later additions and
alterations including garage bay to right. Stucco over brick
with slate roof and stucco ridge stacks; iron brackets. L-plan
with central hallway.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, 3 first-floor windows with
single-storey on garage, single bay to right. Outer windows on
both floors set in slightly-projecting faces. Stucco detailing
includes stepped plinth surmounted by end Doric pilasters;
horizontal rustication to both floors; ground-floor outer
tripartite windows have Corinthian pilasters and dentil
entablatures, those to first floor have tooled, eared
architraves; first-floor corbel brackets over central window
'support' continuous crowning entablature with lion masks to
cornice. Flight of steps to central porch with fluted
Corinthian columns in antis, the antae caps being foliate,
dentil entablature; within are 4-panel double doors (the lower
panels have surround with fleurons) with sidelights and
overlight. Ground floor has 2/2 horizontal-pane between 2/2
sashes; first floor has 6/6 sashes. Basement has 3/6 sashes.
Windows in plain reveals and with sills. Returns have outer
Ionic pilasters with crowning entablature and pedimented gable
ends. Rear has coped gable range with kneelers; 6/6 sashes.
INTERIOR: retains original plasterwork and joinery including
shutters to some windows, and open-well staircase with stick
balusters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: entrance to rear has tent hood on
scrolled brackets.
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. Plot sold to
Henry Haines, builder, for »250 on 18.11.1834 and house sold
to Lt-Col William Elliot of Reading, for »1350 on 22.11.1839.
Haines was a leading local builder who speculated in many


Pittville properties.
A handsome Classical villa, skilfully articulated to give a
more 3-dimensional effect than most.
All the listed buildings along Pittville Lawn form a
distinguished architectural group.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 16-17,72;
The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale
and The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 152).


Listing NGR: SO9545123192

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