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Latitude: 51.9063 / 51°54'22"N
Longitude: -2.0713 / 2°4'16"W
OS Eastings: 395193
OS Northings: 223082
OS Grid: SO951230
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.K4Q
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.1CV0
Plus Code: 9C3VWW4H+GF
Entry Name: Harwood House
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388205
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476203
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
630-1/6/995 (East side)
12/03/55 Harwood House
Villa. 1834-5, for Col William Larkins Watson of the East
India Company. Stucco over brick with concealed roof, left end
brick stack and wrought-iron verandah. Double depth plan with
entrance to right return.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys on basement, 4 first-floor windows, those
2 to centre in full-height bow. Ground and first floors have
6/6 sashes, taller to ground floor; all in plain reveals and
with sills; blind boxes to ground-floor windows. Basement has
8/8 sashes. Continuous crowning frieze and dentil cornice.
Right return has 6/6 sashes; entrance to right in solid porch
with Ionic columns in antis, outer Doric pillars, entablature
and blocking course, windows with margin-lights and stained
glass to sides of porch and within a 4-panel door.
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.
All the listed buildings in Wellington Square form a good
group around a central grassed area.
(Blake S: Pittville: 1824-1860: Cheltenham: 1988-: 65).
Listing NGR: SO9519623083
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