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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388186
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476184
Location: 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
SO9522NW WELLINGTON ROAD
630-1/10/983 (South side)
12/03/55 Nos.1 AND 2
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
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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