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Rodney Lodge with Attached Railings and Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8994 / 51°53'57"N

Longitude: -2.0738 / 2°4'25"W

OS Eastings: 395018

OS Northings: 222321

OS Grid: SO950223

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.Y89

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.0JJ8

Plus Code: 9C3VVWXG+QF

Entry Name: Rodney Lodge with Attached Railings and Gate

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387774

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475766

Location: College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: College

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham, St Mary with St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/14/785 (North West side)
12/03/55 No.9
Rodney Lodge with attached railings
and gate


Villa, now college, with attached railings and gate. 1809 for
Robert Hughes, with later additions and alterations. Stucco
over brick with slate roof, brick stacks.
PLAN: 3 rooms deep with service range at rear and right side
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics, 3 first-floor windows. Stucco
detailing includes 4 full-height fluted pilasters with
decorative acanthus capitals, to ends and between windows,
frieze and cornice; gable end is decoratively treated with 2
pilaster strips and ramped angles, copings. Central
first-floor 6/6 sash and replacement 2/1 sash to ground floor
at right, otherwise blind openings, all in plain reveals and
with sills. Central entrance, 6-panel door with side-lights,
Greek key frieze and fanlight with radial glazing in fluted
surround and within distyle Ionic porch with architrave,
cornice and blocking course. Attics to right return,
round-arched roof dormers with casement windows. Right return
has 6/6 sashes. Left return: 7 first-floor windows, of which 3
to centre are in full-height bow and curved on section. 6/6
sashes throughout; blind boxes remain to ground floor of bow;
wide eaves on brackets. Right return has further entrance a
6-flush-panel door with overlight.
INTERIOR: retains original joinery including panelled
shutters, double doors to hall with margin-lights and
fanlight, in fluted architrave with fleurons. Cornices with
acanthus motif. Room with bow has Regency fireplace.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: scrolled railings at right and gate with
arrowhead bars.
HISTORICAL NOTE: next to site of Assembly Rooms. The house is
shown on the Post Office Map of 1820 and can be clearly seen
on Merrett's Map of 1834. A distinguished villa design.
(Chatwin A: Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork: Cheltenham:
1975-1984: 23).

Listing NGR: SO9501522323

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