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Brooks Lodge and Attached Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8857 / 51°53'8"N

Longitude: -2.0867 / 2°5'12"W

OS Eastings: 394128

OS Northings: 220794

OS Grid: SO941207

Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.M8K

Mapcode Global: VH947.SV6T

Plus Code: 9C3VVWP7+78

Entry Name: Brooks Lodge and Attached Area Railings

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388018

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476015

Location: Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Park

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Leckhampton St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/26/906 (East side)
05/05/72 No.29
Brooks Lodge and attached area


Villa and attached area railings. c1840, with C20 garage
attached at right. Stucco over brick with hipped stucco roof,
tall end stucco stacks and iron area railings.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with basement, 3 first-floor windows.
Stucco detailing includes ground-floor band, horizontal
rustication to ground floor with elliptical arches of
voussoirs over windows; moulded first-floor band, first-floor
windows have tooled architraves. Flight of 6 roll-edged steps
to central entrance a part-glazed 4-panel door with
side-lights and overlight within solid porch with 2 pairs of
Doric pilasters, architrave, frieze and cornice with blocking
course. Ground floor has tripartite windows, 6/6 between 2/2
sashes. First floor has 6/6 sashes. Basement has 12/12 sashes.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area railings have X-motif. Ground-floor
window boxes.
HISTORICAL NOTE: The Park had been laid out by 1833 by its
owner Thomas Billings as an oval tree-lined drive with a
central park which for a short period in the mid-C19 became a
zoological garden. In 1839 the development was bought by
Samuel Daukes who continued the building. This is one of the
principal developments influenced by White's and Nash's
schemes for Regent's Park (1809-11), London.
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-: 36,92; Merrett HS: Plan of the Town of Cheltenham:
1834-; Girouard M: The English Town: 1990-: 270-271).

Listing NGR: SO9412820790

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