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Latitude: 51.9073 / 51°54'26"N
Longitude: -2.0713 / 2°4'16"W
OS Eastings: 395188
OS Northings: 223194
OS Grid: SO951231
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.C4C
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.1BT7
Entry Name: Glenmore Lodge
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388203
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476201
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Pittville
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9523SW WELLINGTON SQUARE
630-1/6/994 (North side)
12/03/55 Glenmore Lodge
Villa. 1826-7, for Lt-Col Alexander Limond; with later
additions and alterations. Stucco over brick with concealed
roof, end stucco stacks with cornices and iron verandah.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with basement, 4 first-floor windows, 2 to
centre in full-height bow, and with single-storey entrance bay
at left. First-floor band; crowning frieze and cornice with
coped blocking course, ramped down to the ends. First floor
has paired 2/2 sashes with margin-lights and Gothic glazing to
heads. All windows in plain reveals and with sills. Ground
floor has outer wide multi-pane windows and bow has 6-light
windows with overlights. Basement has 10/10 and 8/8 sashes,
those to bow are curved on section. Entrance to left in
outshut a C20 panelled door. Right return: 3 first-floor
windows. First floor has 6-pane casements. Ground floor has
6-pane French windows with overlights. Entrance in 2-storey
porch at right: flight of roll-edged steps to 6-panel door in
solid porch with cambered-arched opening, impost band, cornice
and blocking course. Coped gable ends ramped up to chimney.
INTERIOR: retains original joinery including shutters to some
windows, otherwise not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: verandah to right return has scrolled
motif to uprights and scrolled lozenge to balustrade.
HISTORICAL NOTE: built as part of the development of this area
undertaken for Joseph Pitt, the general layout being designed
by the architect John Forbes. Military or East India Company
officers formed a substantial proportion of the small amount
of owners in Pittville who had bought their properties from
Pitt rather than a speculator.
All the listed buildings in Wellington Square form a good
group around a central grassed area.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824 - 1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 63,65).
Listing NGR: SO9519023199
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