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Pittville House

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittville, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9053 / 51°54'19"N

Longitude: -2.0696 / 2°4'10"W

OS Eastings: 395307

OS Northings: 222980

OS Grid: SO953229

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.KL6

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.2CRQ

Entry Name: Pittville House

Listing Date: 12 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476184

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

SO9522NW WELLINGTON ROAD
630-1/10/983 (South side)
12/03/55 Nos.1 AND 2
Pittville House

GV II

Villa, now flats. 1826-7, possibly to designs of John Forbes.
Stucco over brick with concealed roof and end stucco stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement and with attic storey, 3
first-floor windows. Double depth plan with central hallway
and service range to rear. Central breakforward. Stucco
detailing includes plinth surmounted by end Doric pilasters;
central 3/4 engaged tetrastyle Composite porch with dentil and
modillion entablature and blocking course surmounted by end
Doric pilasters to breakforward; continuous architrave, frieze
and cornice over first floor; second floor has pilaster strips
to ends and to ends of breakforward, incorporated into
crowning frieze and cornice with low parapet and copings.
Ground and first floor windows have tooled architraves; outer
bays have continuous first-floor sill band. Ground floor has
1/1 lugged sashes. First floor has 6/6 sashes. Attic storey
has 3/3 sashes. Basement has 10/10 sashes. All windows in
plain reveals and with sills. Flight of renewed roll-edged
steps to central entrance, double 6-panel doors with overlight
with margin-lights.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
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.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 68).

Listing NGR: SO9531122979

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